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HEAVEN OR HELL - MARTIN LUTHER (HIMMEL UND HÖLLE)

HEAVEN OR HELL - MARTIN LUTHER
© ZDF/Hardy Brackmann

Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 01/2017

Five hundred years ago a revolutionary priest changed the face of Christendom and the path of European civilization forever. Risking his life and academic reputation, facing damnation and purgatory, in 1517 he nailed his inflammatory Ninety-Five Theses, disputing the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be purchased with money, to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. The Catholic church and the Western world would never be the same again. His name was Martin Luther.