The Counterfeiters Poster

Release Date: February 22nd, 2008

R|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Salomon Sorowitsch lives a mischievous life of cards, booze, and women in Berlin during the Nazi-era. He suddenly gets arrested and thrown into a concentration camp. Salomon exhibits exceptional skills there and is soon transferred to an upgraded camp. Hand-picked for his unique skill, Salomon is forced to produce fake foreign currency.

Cast: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach, Dolores Chaplin, August Zirner, Marie Bäumer, Veit Stübner

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Magnolia Films, Babelsberg Film GmbH

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: 1940s, Gritty, Survival, Quest, 1930s, Tense, Dark, Underdog

Awards

Winner Foreign Language Film