The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance fighters.
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Not a great movie but a solid and workmanlike attempt to tell a tale that certainly needs a larger audience. There is of course no medal for "almost managing to assassinate Hitler" but if there was Elser would be far more entitled to it than the much-touted Stauffenberg and his band of anti-Hitler nazis.
Ich nehme Oliver Hirschbiegel seinen Hitler Schmus immer noch übel und wollte deshalb keine Filme mehr von diesem deutschen Blockbuster Garanten sehen. Grossmäulig kündigt er die nächste Biographie an: "Er hätte die Welt verändert". Wer? Georg Elser... mehr auf cinegeek.de