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The Great Sacrifice


Directed by Veit Harlan
Germany, 1944
Drama, Romance


Slavoj Zizek considers The Great Sacrifice “the supreme achievement of the Nazi melodrama.” It’s the story of Albrecht, a Hamburg high-society adventurer who marries his cold, blonde cousin Octavia, but then is fatally attracted to Äls, a Norwegian girl from a nearby villa.

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