My Fuhrer (2009)

My Fuhrer
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 29mins.
Genres Comedy, Foreign, Period, Satire
Keywords 1940s, farce, government, Nazi, Parody, political
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Carl F Koschnick Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Peter R Adam Editor n/a 172 7000001
Arndt Wiegering Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Dani Levy Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Andreas Schreitmuller Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Bettina Reitz Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Niki Reiser Original Music n/a 120838 8000001
Christian Eisele Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Frank Schlegel Visual Effects Special Visual Effects 419 23000001
Markus Degen Digital Effects Digital Effects Supervisor 345 23000002
Raoul Grass Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Nicole Fischnaller Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Simone Bär Casting n/a 179 10000001
Barbara Buhl Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Stefan Arndt Producer n/a 3 3000001
Ulrich Noethen Actor Heinrich Himmler 1 1000006
Lambert Hamel Actor Rattenhuber 1 1000007
Stefan Kurt Actor Albert Speer 1 1000005
Adriana Altaras Actor Elsa Grunbaum 1 1000004
Ulrich Muhe Actor Professor Adolf Israel Grunbaum 1 1000002
Sylvester Groth Actor Dr Joseph Goebbels 1 1000003
Udo Kroschwald Actor Martin Bormann 1 1000008
Katja Riemann Actor Eva Braun 1 1000009
Meret Becker Actor Secretary 1 1000013
Dani Levy Director n/a 2 2000001
Wolfgang Becker Actor Banner 1 1000012
Axel Werner Actor Erich Kempka 1 1000011
Torsten Michaelis Actor Moltke 1 1000010
Helge Schneider Actor Adolf Hitler 1 1000001
Synopsis
In December, 1944 Berlin lies in ruins and the war is as good as lost. Joseph Goebbels is convinced that all the country needs is a re-energizing speech from the Führer. Adolf, however, is only a shadow of his former self; demoralized and depressed, he hides in his office and avoids contact with the public.The only man who can help is Germany's finest acting teacher, Adolf Grünbaum - a Jew. Goebbels spirits the teacher and his family out of a concentration camp and sets them up in the Reich Chancellery, with only five days for the Führer to return to top form. Professor Grünbaum employs everything from relaxation exercises to psychotherapy in his work with the Führer; when he takes Hitler back to his difficult childhood, the man's traumatic memories bring him to tears. The momentous day of the Führer's speech finally arrives, but an unnerved Hitler loses his voice and forces Grünbaum to hide under the stage and deliver the fiery speech to the masses while the Führer lip syncs and gestures wildly from the platform above. Soon, though, Grünbaum begins deviating from the written and practiced speech and presents an utterly different interpretation of Germany's situation, which leaves the assembled masses visibly astonished.
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