Council of the Gods (1950)

Director
Kurt Maetzig

Main cast
Paul Bildt; Hans-Georg Rudolph; Fritz Tillmann; Agnes Windeck; Eva Pflug

Genres
Drama, Foreign

Description
Based on testimony from the Nuremberg Trials, this East German drama explores the collusion between international corporations and Nazi scientists. Considering himself politically neutral, a chemist remains silent when his company creates the gas that kills millions of prisoners in concentration camps. This vintage film was used as propaganda for the new German Democratic Republic.


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