The Murderers Are Among Us Movie Review 1946

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In post WWII Germany, Suzanne Wallner (Knef) returns from a concentration camp to her apartment in Berlin only to find it occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens (Borchert). Haunted by his wartime experiences, Mertens has turned to women and alcohol. Suzanne refuses to give up her claim and moves in with Hans, eventually falling in love with him. In turn, Hans decides to face his demons by going after his former superior, Colonel Otto Bruckner (Paulsen), who's living an untroubled life despite the war crimes he committed. German with subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 84 minutes.
Originally from German.

Cast and Crew

Postwar, The Holocaust, Revenge, Berlin
Wolfgang Staudte
Hildegarde Knef, Ernst Borchert, Arno Paulsen
Friedl Behn-Grund, Eugen Klagemann
Wolfgang Staudte
Ernst Roters
Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA)

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