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From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses
From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses
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FROM CALIGARI TO HITLER: GERMAN CINEMA IN THE AGE OF THE MASSES

Von Caligari zu Hitler: Das Deutsche Kino im Zeitalter der Massen

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Directed by Rüdiger Suchsland
Germany, 2014
Documentary, History, Biography

Synopsis

Using a montage of footage from the highest quality restorations, the film illustrates Siegfried Kracauer’s 1947 thesis that the rise of Nazism is anticipated in many themes found throughout Weimar cinema, while situating Kracauer in the philosophy and histories of the time.

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Synopsis

Using a montage of footage from the highest quality restorations, the film illustrates Siegfried Kracauer’s 1947 thesis that the rise of Nazism is anticipated in many themes found throughout Weimar cinema, while situating Kracauer in the philosophy and histories of the time.

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