• The Unknown Soldier (2007)

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The Unknown Soldier

Release Date: September 7th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

In the late 1990s, the traveling Wehrmacht exhibition indicated that ordinary German soldiers were in fact culpable for widespread atrocities. This documentary catalogs the German people's reactions to the exhibit, including Wehrmacht veterans, neo-Nazis, historians, sociologists, writers and many others. Hundreds of voices weave together to discuss and debate the country's collective guilt about what its population allowed during some of modern history's darkest hours.

Director: Michael Verhoeven

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: 2000s , 1940s , Brooding , 1990s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Phil HallFilm Threat

    It is a painful but important subject, to be certain, but the film dilutes its own effectiveness by devolving into a collection of talking heads who often seem to be repeating each other. show more

  • 90
    Ella TaylorL.A. Weekly

    Superb documentary. show more

  • 88
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    The cumulative evidence that genocide could not have occurred without the cooperation of the German army is overwhelming. show more

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