Nazi-cinema was a state-controlled industry, subject to rigid political and cultural censorship. At the same time, it aspired to be Great Cinema ; it viewed itself as an ideological and aesthetic alternative to Hollywood. A German dream factory.
Rüdiger Suchsland s Hitler s Hollywood takes a closer look at the roughly 1000 feature films made in Germany between 1933-1945, examining how stereotypes of the enemy and values of love and hate managed to be planted, into the heads of the German people, through the cinema screens.
DUAL FORMAT SPECIAL FEATURES
Option of the original German language version with optional English subtitles OR with English language narration by Udo Kier
From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses Director Rüdiger Suchsland s 2014 documentary on the social and cultural impact of German Cinema during the Weimar Republic (1918-1933)
"Fascinating for history and film buffs alike" --Hollywood Reporter
"Every bit as eye-popping in their own way as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Nosferatu, and Metropolis are in theirs. " --RogerEbert.com