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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Rating:
Starring: Julia Jentsch, Johanna Gastdorf, Alexander Held, Fabian Hinrichs, Andre Hennicke
Director: Marc Rothemund
Category: Drama, Foreign, War
Studio: Zeitgeist
Subtitles:
English
Length:
117 mins

 
 

 

2005 Academy Award�Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Sophie Scholl - The Final Days is the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch (of recent cult fave The Edukators in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistence group, The White Rose.

Armed with long-buried historical records of her incarceration, director Marc Rothemund expertly re-creates the last six days of Sophie Scholl's life: a heart-stopping journey from arrest to interrogation, trial and sentence in 1943 Munich. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by the Gestapo quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility that is both haunting and timeless.