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From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses

Von Caligari zu Hitler: Das Deutsche Kino im Zeitalter der Massen

Directed by Rüdiger Suchsland
Germany, 2014
Documentary

Synopsis

Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its ‘collective spirit’ in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer’s seminal book ‘From Caligari to Hitler’ (1947).

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From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses Directed by Rüdiger Suchsland

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Best Film (Bisato d'Oro)

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