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Alone in Berlin

Alone in Berlin

Fallada, Hans

Vincent Perez directs this historical drama adapted from Hans Fallada's novel. The film follows the story of working-class couple Otto (Brendan Gleeson) and Anna (Emma Thompson) as they wage an anonymous propaganda war against the Nazis in 1940s Berlin. After receiving news that their only son has been killed in battle the parents are left devastated and angry, blaming the Nazi regime for his untimely death. Looking to get some form of revenge, Otto begins inscribing blank postcards with anti-Nazi rhetoric and leaving them in public places across the city. It's not long before word spreads of the secret resistance movement and police inspector Escherich (Daniel Brühl) is appointed to lead a city-wide manhunt for the mysterious scribe

DVD. English.
Published Altitude, 2017
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Available at FORRES.

  • FORRES – One available in DVD 791.43

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    20435877 DVD 791.43 ADULT DVD Available
  • KEITH – Earliest copy due back 28th March

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    20435876 DVD 791.43 ADULT DVD Due back 28th March


EAN: 5060105724725
BBFC classification: 12
Note: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).
Note: Made in 2016.
Note: Based on the novel by Hans Fallada.
Note: Credits: music, Alexandre Desplat; cinematographer, Christophe Beaucarne.
Note: DVDN.
Performers: Cast: Daniel Brühl, Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Mikael Persbrandt, Katharina Schüttler, Louis Hofmann, Lars Rudolph, Jacob Matschenz, Godehard Giese, Uwe Preuss.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5060105724725
Publisher Number: SPAL124