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Title Taking sides [videorecording] = Le cas Furtwängler / MBP, Maecenas Film, Paladin Production, Studio Babelsberg present a Little Bear production of an István Szabó film in association with Jeremy Isaacs Productions ... France 2 Cinema, with the participation of Canal+ ... ; produced by Yves Pasquier ; script, Ronald Harwood ; directed by István Szabó.

Imprint Westmount, Quebec : Christal Films, [2004]

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 GDL Brand Library DVD    L TAKI TS K76DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS.
Language French or dubbed English dialogue.
Cast Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgård, Moritz Bleibtreu, Birgit Minichmayr, Ulrich Tukur, Hans Zischler, Armin Rohde, Augush Zirner, Thomas Thieme.
Credits Cinematographer, Lajos Koltai .
Note Title from container.
Based upon the play by Ronald Harwood.
Originally released as motion picture in 2001.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler choose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a receipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations, his aim is to prove that the conductor's genius contributed to the Nazi propaganda, while Furtwängler insisted he stayed to bring comfort to the German people with his music.
Note Bonus: trailer.
Subject Furtwängler, Wilhelm, 1886-1954 -- Drama.
Conductors (Music) -- Germany -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Added Author Szabó, István, 1938-
Pasquier, Yves.
Keitel, Harvey.
Skarsgård, Stellan.
Bleibtreu, Moritz, 1971-
Minichmayr, Birgit.
Tukur, Ulrich, 1957-
Harwood, Ronald, 1934- Taking sides.
MBP (Firm)
Maecenas Film.
Paladin Production.
Studio Babelsberg.
Little Bear Production.
Added Title Cas Furtwängler
Standard No. 807581504763
Music No. 50476 Christal Films

 
    
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