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13 Minutes: Trailer

Screened out of competition at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, 13 Minutes is a German film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel that portrays the failed assassination bid on Adolf Hitler by Georg Elser, played by… 19 more words

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Homeland - Tim Hayes for The Critic's Notebook

A lone individual assembling his bombs without obvious radicalization or a network of coconspirators tests the character of all nations, even when that nation is Nazi Germany and has already thrown its character into the trash.  Read more

‘13 Minutes’ Helmer Says Hitler's Would-Be Killer Was Like Snowden - Berlin

Sony Pictures Classics acquired North and Latin American distribution rights to Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Nazi-era drama 13 Minutes early on at the Berlin Film Festival. The story of Georg Elser, who tried to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1939, has its official screening out of competition today and was met with high praise from the press corps this morning. 518 more words

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Berlin Film Review: '13 Minutes'

Before making yet another film about the Third Reich, it would be wise for filmmakers to ask why. Is it to “never forget,” or is it because there always seems to be funding available for a Nazi pic? 924 more words

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Berlin Competition: Where Are This Year's 'Boyhood' & 'Budapest Hotel'?

With most of the Berlin Film Festival competition titles now screened, there are some standouts. But sentiment on the ground here is that it’s the out of competition titles that have clearer crossover appeal. 477 more words

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Berlin: Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Hitler Assassination Story '13 Minutes'

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American and Latin rights to Oliver Hirschbiegel’s “13 Minutes,” which is playing out of competition at the Berlin Film Festival. 148 more words

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Sony Classics Picks Up '13 Minutes' About Failed Hitler Assassination - Berlin

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American and Latin American rights to Oliver Hirschbiegel’s 13 Minutes from Beta Cinema. The film is playing out of competition at the Berlin Film Festival. 319 more words

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