Browse By

Tag Archives: Nazi

Memoir of War

Memoir of War

In adapting the wartime diaries of Marguerite Duras, Emmanuel Finkiel captures the author’s oblique style, which filters events though a thick layer of ennui, and centers on women who deal with inflicted trauma by torturing themselves.

The People vs. Fritz Bauer

The People vs. Fritz Bauer

The title of the earnest biopic The People vs. Fritz Bauer implies a trial, but the only judgment against its postwar crusader comes from the court of public opinion. Frankfurt’s public prosecutor is depicted as a beleaguered old man conducting an unpopular mission to try former Nazi officials in the 1960s.