The Rape of Europa (2007)

Rape of Europa
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 57mins.
Genres Adaptation, Documentary, Historical, Interview
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Lynn Nicholas Source Material (from book: "The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War") 120786 4000004
Richard Berge Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000003
Nicole Newnham Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000002
Jon Shenk Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Josh Peterson Editor n/a 172 7000001
James LeBrecht Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Marco d'Ambrosio Original Music n/a 120838 8000001
Bonni Cohen Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000001
Robert M Edsel Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Richard Berge Director n/a 2 2000003
Nicole Newnham Director n/a 2 2000002
Bonni Cohen Director n/a 2 2000001
Bonni Cohen Producer n/a 3 3000001
Richard Berge Producer n/a 3 3000002
Bonni Cohen Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Nicole Newnham Producer n/a 3 3000003
Joan Allen Actor Narrator 1 1000001
Synopsis
A documentary about Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring and the Nazi's large-scale theft of European art--and the Allies effort to preserve and return it. In a journey through seven countries, the chronicle takes the audience into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe. For twelve long years, the Nazis looted and destroyed art on a scale unprecedented in history. But young art professionals, as well as ordinary heroes, from truck drivers to department store clerks, fought back with an extraordinary effort to safeguard, rescue and return the millions of lost, hidden and stolen treasures.
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