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Die Brücke

Bernhard Wicki Bondsrepubliek Duitsland, 1959

J.J. 'Jake' Gittes's rating of the film The Bridge

This movie was shown in german schools as part of history lesson. I recall speechless classmates and crying ones. It is a 1959 production; no visual effects, no overstimulation, no material battle (no mobile phones). You will see excellent acting performances; on highest levels. The movie slowly, slowly creeps under your skin. It attempts to make you understand the incomprehensible. Masterpiece of Bernhard Wicki.