Downfall

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Downfall (2004)

R 156 min - Drama, History, War - 8 September 2004
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In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Director:  Oliver Hirschbiegel

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Storyline

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.


Collections: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Tagline: April 1945, a nation awaits its...Downfall

Genres: Drama, History, War

Details

Official Website:  http://www.downfallthefilm.com/
Country:   Austria Germany Italy
Language:  Hungarian, German, Russian
Release Date:  8 September 2004

Box Office

Budget:  $18,339,750
Revenue:  $92,180,910

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 36 min