Axe of Wandsbeck
Germany 1934: the Nazis need a hangman to put a group of political prisoners to death. Teetjen, the town butcher, makes the biggest mistake of his life: facing bankruptcy, he agrees to do the dirty deed. Adapted from the novel by German-Jewish author Arnold Zweig, this important classic was directed by a former anti-Nazi resistance fighter.
A rediscovered treasure! --Anne Nelson, author of 'Red Orchestra'
Top grade. --Variety
- Short Film on Falk Harnack
- Essay on Arnold Zweig
- Biographies and Filmographies
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