|Comedian Harmonists 1997 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
aka: The Harmonists
Director: Joseph Vilsmaier
Cast: Ben Becker, Heino Ferch, Ulrich Noethen, Heinrich Schafmeister, Max Tidof, Kai Wiesinger, Meret Becker, Katja Riemann, Noemi Fischer, Dana Vavrova
This is the true story of a singing group that formed during 1927 in Berlin, Germany. The "Comedian Harmonists" gained fame and immense popularity that lasted until the Nazi regime learned that three of its members were Jewish and prohibited performances by the group.
|The Innocent 1993 R, 119 min.|
Director: John Schlesinger
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Isabella Rossellini, Campbell Scott, Hart Bochner, Ronald Nitschke, James Grant, Jeremy Sinden, Richard Durden, Corey Johnson, Richard Good, Meret Becker, Matthew Burton
On a spying mission to Berlin during the Cold War, Leonard Markham (Campbell Scott) is assigned to the command of American agent Bob Glass (Anthony Hopkins). Bob shows Leonard the town but becomes concerned when a naive Leonard falls for a mysterious seductress, Maria (Isabella Rossellini), who Bob suspects has ulterior motives in the relationship.
|Munich 2005 R, 164 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciaran Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hanns Zischler, Geoffrey Rush, Ayelet Zurer, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Amalric, Gila Almagor, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Meret Becker
After a Palestinian terrorist group, Black September, takes hostage and then kills 11 Israeli athletes during the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, the Israeli government recruits Avner (Eric Bana) and his crew (Daniel Craig, Ciaran Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, and Hanns Zischler). Their secret mission is to assassinate those responsible for the brutal murders. The film received five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Director.
|1. Comedian Harmonists (1997)|
aka: The Harmonists
2. The Innocent (1993)
3. Munich (2005)
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