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Amen. [videorecording] / Claude Berri presents a coproduction Katharina/Renn Productions, TF1 Films production in association with KC Medien, with the participation of Canal+, a film by Costa-Gavras
DVDs DVDs | Kino on Video | 2003 | Letterboxed version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD A DRAMA)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD A DRAMA CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
New York : Kino on Video, [2003].
Edition
Letterboxed version.
Descript
1 videodisc (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Region 1 encoding.
Cast
Ulrich Tukur, Mathieu Kassovtiz, Ulrich Mühe, Michel Duchaussoy, Ion Caramitru, Marcel Iures, Friedrich von Thun, Antje Schmidt, Angus MacInnes.
Credits
Screenplay writers, Costa-Gavras, Jean Claude Grumberg ; director, Costa-Gavras ; director of photography, Patrick Blossier ; art director, Maria Miu ; editor, Yannick Kergoat ; music composer, Armand Amar ; costume designer, Edith Vespérini ; production designer, Ari Hantke.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on "Der Stellvertreter (Le Vicaire) by Rolf Hochhuth.
Awards
César Awards, France, 2003: César - Best Writing - Original or Adaptation (Meilleur scénario, original ou adaptation) (Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg).
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
When a newly commissioned SS Lieutenant witnesses the chemical disinfectant he's helped perfect being used to systematically murder interred Jews, he knows he must act. The only symphatic ear he finds is a young priest with ties to the Vatican. As the two unlikely allies fight to reveal the truth to the Church and world, they discover that a man of conscience can commit treason and a man of God can commit heresy in order to thwart genocide.
Note
Special features: "making of" documentary ; "Amen" and "The deputy": scene comparison ; the "Amen." pressbook ; theatrical trailers.
Local Note
MW, 10-03; 8-07(rpl)
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ISBN/ISSN
738329030520
Music #
K305 Kino on Video
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