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Generation War

Generation War

Volker Bruch
Director: Philipp Kadelbach Cast: Volker Bruch
Volker Bruch
, Tom Schilling
Tom Schilling
, Katharina Schuttler
Katharina Schuttler
Philipp Kadelbach


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Five young German friends find their lives torn apart when Adolf Hitler plunges Europe into war in this epic miniseries from director Philipp Kadelbach (Hindenburg). Called to serve his country when fighting erupts on the eastern front, decorated officer Willhelm (Volker Bruch) races off to the battlefield alongside his nervous younger sibling Friedhelm (Tom Schilling). Meanwhile, hopeful that her true love Wilhelm will soon return to her, optimistic nurse Charlotte (Miriam Stein) opts to serve in the Red Cross. But the horrors Charlotte witnesses quickly erode her youthful idealism, and as her best friend Greta (Katharina Schüettler) aspires to become a famous singer, her Jewish boyfriend Viktor (Ludwig Trepte) attempts to survive by blending in with the Polish Resistance.

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Product Details

Release Date: 05/06/2014
UPC: 0741360538443
Original Release: 2013
Source: Music Box Films
Time: 4:39:00
Sales rank: 21,571

Special Features

Master Class panel with the creators of Generation War; 12 page collector's booklet including an essay by Sara Hall, professor of Germanic studies

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Volker Bruch Wilhelm
Tom Schilling Friedhelm
Katharina Schuttler Greta
Ludwig Trepte Viktor
Miriam Stein Charlotte
Christiane Paul Lilja
Sylvester Groth Hiemer
Gotz Schubert Dr. Jhan
Mark Waschke Dorn
Maxim Mehmet Hauptmann Feigl

Technical Credits
Philipp Kadelbach Director
Benjamin Benedict Producer
Alexander Bickel Editor
Carsten Eder Editor
Katrin Goetter Producer
Nina Haun Casting
Heike Hempel Editor
Nico Hofmann Producer
Stefan Kolditz Screenwriter
Joerg Krieger Sound/Sound Designer
Sarah Lee Casting
Thorsten Ritsch Editor
Fabian Römer Score Composer
Bernd Schlegel Editor
Jürgen Schuster Producer
David Slama Cinematographer
Thomas Stammer Production Designer
Sebastian Werninger Executive Producer
Gerd Zeiss Makeup

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