The Specialist Poster

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: October 22nd, 2002

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
When Adolf Eichmann is brought to a tribunal and charged with crimes against humanity, he describes himself as a bureaucrat doing his job. Eichmann, an officer in Hitler's Schutzstaffel, is responsible for planning the transportation and murder of millions of people during the Holocaust. Eyal Sivan's documentary is a meditation on his unthinkable crimes. Using hours of footage from Eichmann's trial, including testimonies from survivors, Sivan paints a frightening picture of a war criminal.

Cast: Adolf Eichmann

Director: Eyal Sivan

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Noga Communications, Radio Télévision Belge Francofone (RTB), France 2 Cinema, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Bremer Institut Film & Fernsehen, Lotus Film, Intermedia Arc Pictures, BIFF, Image Création, Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) [at], Amythos Productions

Keywords: Quest, Judge, Dark, 1960s