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An industrialist is forced to face himself after a fatal accident to his only son. 65-year-old Giese – like any German of his generation – has some doubtful patches in his personal history during the last war. A sensationalist newspaper concocts a story exposing his alleged war crimes.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 1973
Director Maximilian Schell
Screenplay Maximilian Schell
Cinematography Klaus Koenig, Wolfgang Treu
Cast Peter Hall, Maximilian Schell, Ruth Hausmeister, Gustav Rudolf Sellner, Gila von Weitershausen
Producer Maximilian Schell
Production Companies Seitz Filmproduktion/Munich, Alfa Film/Glarus, MFG Film/Munich
Subtitled Version English
Awards German Film Award 1974

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