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CINEMA: DOWNFALL, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, at cinemas nationwide from April 1.

26th March, 2005

CINEMA: DOWNFALL, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, at cinemas nationwide from April 1.

Downfall, like Deliverance, The Deer Hunter and Schindler's List, is the type of film that will leave you reeling. It traces the last ten days of Hitler's life in his Berlin bunker – from his 56th birthday on April 20, 1945 to his suicide on April 30 – and leaves virtually nothing to the imagination.

The viewer is sucked into the maelstrom of the collapse of the...

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