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THE DEVIL'S GENERAL

Des Teufels General

Directed by Helmut Käutner
West Germany, 1955
Drama, War

Synopsis

This 1955 film is an adaptation of the eponymous play by Carl Zuckmayer, which tells the story of renegade general Harras of the German Luftwaffe, who during World War II openly criticizes the Nazi regime. As a consequence, he is put under surveillance and even imprisoned for a brief period of time.

Synopsis

This 1955 film is an adaptation of the eponymous play by Carl Zuckmayer, which tells the story of renegade general Harras of the German Luftwaffe, who during World War II openly criticizes the Nazi regime. As a consequence, he is put under surveillance and even imprisoned for a brief period of time.

The Devil's GeneralDirected byHelmut Käutner

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1955 | Winner: Best Actor (Volpi Cup)
German Film Awards
1955 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Silver)
1955 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Silver)

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