Alone in Berlin

Alone in Berlin
Alone in Berlin

Year

2016

Duration

103 minutes

Genres

Based on a true story, Period and Historical, Thriller, War Films

Language

English

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Synopsis

On hearing about the death of their only son – a soldier for the German army – married couple Otto and Anna Quangel begin to question the motives of the Nazi regime in 1940 Berlin. Driven by their grief and the discrimination they witness against an elderly Jewish woman living in their building, they begin to write a series of postcards protesting against Hitler and the Nazis. Placing the postcards in public places, the couple instigate an underground resistance which is soon discovered by the police. A cat and mouse hunt ensues, with the couple tracked by a shrewd and unforgiving detective. An emotional and thrilling depiction of an intriguing true story which explores the lengths a parent will go to for their child.

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12 Classification

Moderate violence, threat, injury detail.

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