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Taking sides : der Fall Furtwängler

Author: István SzabóYves PasquierRonald HarwoodHarvey KeitelStellan SkarsgårdAll authors
Publisher: New York : New Yorker Video, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler chose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a recipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Wilhelm Furtwängler
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: István Szabó; Yves Pasquier; Ronald Harwood; Harvey Keitel; Stellan Skarsgård; Moritz Bleibtreu; Birgit Minichmayr; Ulrich Tukur; Hanns Zischler; Armin Rohde; August Zirner; Thomas Thieme; Lajos Koltai; Sylvie Landra; Györgyi Szakács; Ken Adams; MBP (Firm); Maecenas Film (Firm); Paladin Production (Firm); Studio Babelsberg.; Little Big Bear Filmproduktion.; Jeremy Isaacs Productions (Firm); France 2 cinéma (Firm); Studio Canal+.; New Yorker Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1567303439 9781567303438
OCLC Number: 54347338
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Based upon the play by Ronald Harwood.
Credits: Director of photography, Lajos Koltai ; editor, Sylvie Landra ; costume designer, Györgyi Szakács ; production designer, Ken Adams.
Cast: Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgård, Moritz Bleibtreu, Birgit Minichmayr, Ulrich Tukur, Hanns Zischler, Armin Rohde, Augush Zirner, Thomas Thieme, Oleg Tabakov.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0.
Responsibility: MBP, Maecenas Film, Paladin Production, Studio Babelsberg präsentaieren eine Little Big Bear Produktion ; eines István Szabó Films in Zusammenarbeit mit Jeremy Isaacs Productions ... France 2 Cinema, mit der Beteiligung von Canal+ ... ; Drehbuch, Ronald Harwood ; Producer, Yves Pasquier ; Regie, István Szabó.

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After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler chose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a recipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations, his aim is to prove that the conductor's genius contributed to the Nazi propaganda, while Furtwängler insisted he stayed to bring comfort to the German people with his music.

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