Release Date: 2002
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min
Two former prisoners of the East German Secret Police recount the horrific techniques used on them and others when they were prisoners.
Released simultaneously in the U.S. with Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's Oscar-nominated fictional thriller "The Lives of Others," this chilling 82-minute documentary about three souls destroyed by the Stasi, the notorious secret police of East Germany, puts a cold, factual gloss on what might otherwise be taken for fiction. show more
A documentary, thoughtfully made. show more
There are touching interviews with a couple of former inmates...The most riveting part of The Decomposition of the Soul is their return to the prison, which was closed in 1989 and turned into a memorial to its victims. show more