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SHADOW HOUR, THE (SCHATTENSTUNDE)

SHADOW HOUR, THE
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In 1942, Christian writer, journalist and poet Jochen Klepper lived with his Jewish wife Johanna and his Jewish stepdaughter Renate in Berlin, Germany. On December 10th SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann rejected their applications to emigrate and gave Jochen Klepper the so called Goebbels’ Ultimatum: his job or his marriage. The same night the Kleppers made an inconceivable decision; a decision that thousands of Germans in mixed marriages made within the dark years of the Second World War. Their choices were the last and sad defense of the Jewish-Christian community.
Genre Drama, History
Category Feature
Year of Production 2021
Director Benjamin Martins
Screenplay Benjamin Martins
Cinematography Malte Papenfuss
Cast Christoph M. Kaiser, Beate Krist, Sarah Palarczyk
Producers Benjamin Martins, Floriana Maiello
Production Company Herbsthund Filme
Runtime 78 min
Format 1:1.33
Language
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology 5.1
Festivals Munich Film Festival 2021, Section: New German Cinema
German Distributor MissingFILMS

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