The White Rose Movie Review 1983

Information and Film Reviews for The White Rose the Movie

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The true story of a group of dissident students in Munich in 1942, who put their lives in danger by distributing leaflets telling the truth of what was going on in the concentration camps. Hans Scholl was an Army officer who discovered the truth and told the others. In the end, most of the students were captured by the Gestapo and executed. "The White Rose" was the name of the group, but none survived to tell where the name came from. Verhoeven's film telling is engrossing and compelling, with excellent acting from the young cast. In German with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 108 minutes.
Originally from German.

Cast and Crew

Historical Drama, The Resistance, True Stories, The Holocaust, World War II
Michael Verhoeven, Mario Krebs
Lena Stolze, Wulf Kessler, Oliver Siebert, Ulrich Tucker, Werner Stocker, Martin Benrath, Anja Kruse, Ulf-Jurgen Wagner, Mechthild Reinders, Peter Kortenbach, Gerhard Friedrich, Sabine Kretzschmar, Heinz Keller, Suzanne Seuffert, Christina Schwartz
Axel de Roche
Michael Verhoeven
Konstantin Wecker
Arthur Brauner, TeleCulture Films

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