Hitler: The last ten days

Hitler: the last ten days (Hitler: The Last Ten Days) is a 1973 film 2 that shows the days before the suicide of Adolf Hitler . It stars Alec Guinness and Ward Simon . 3 The original music was composed by Mischa Spoliansky. 1 It is based on the last days of Hitler ‘s book : an account of a witness , written by Gerhard Boldt, a survivor of the Führerbunker. Filming location of the film includes the studies of DiLaurentiis in Rome and some parts of England: the introduction is presented by Alistair Cooke.

Synopsis

The film begins with Hitler’s 56th birthday on April 20, 1945, and ends 10 days later with his suicide on April 30. 4

Cast

  • Alec Guinness 2 – Adolf Hitler
  • Simon Ward 2 – Capt. Hoffman
  • Adolfo Celi 2 – General Hans Krebs
  • Diane Cilento 2 – Hanna Reitsch
  • Gabriele Ferzetti 2 – Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel
  • Eric Porter – Gen. von Greim
  • Doris Kunstmann 2 – Eva Braun
  • Joss Ackland – General Wilhelm Burgdorf
  • John Bennett – Joseph Goebbels
  • John Barron – Dr. Stumpfegger
  • Barbara Jefford – Magda Goebbels
  • Sheila Gish – Frau Christian
  • Julian Glover – Gruppenführer Hermann Fegelein
  • Michael Goodliffe – General Helmut Weidling
  • Mark Kingston – Martin Bormann

See also

  • Hitler: The Reign of Evil (2003)
  • Der Untergang (2004)
  • The Bunker (1981)

List of references

  1. ↑ Jump to:a b c d e f «File on cineol.net» . Accessed March 21, 2012 .
  2. ↑ Jump to:a b c d e f g «File in fotogramas.es» . Accessed March 21, 2012 .
  3. Back to top↑ “Basic facts about the film in amazon” (in English) . Accessed March 21, 2012 .
  4. Back to top↑ «Review» . Accessed March 21, 2012 .