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Overview

The many cruelties perpetrated by the Nazis during the Holocaust included something often overlooked in light of more extreme, camp-related horrors: the systematized theft of personal belongings from the Jews, which Hitler's minions couched in the term "state reappropriation." Adding insult to injury was the fact that these vile actions benefitted not simply the Gestapo but the entire population of Germany, via collection by clever tax officials. In this disturbing documentary, director Michael Verhoeven ...
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Overview

The many cruelties perpetrated by the Nazis during the Holocaust included something often overlooked in light of more extreme, camp-related horrors: the systematized theft of personal belongings from the Jews, which Hitler's minions couched in the term "state reappropriation." Adding insult to injury was the fact that these vile actions benefitted not simply the Gestapo but the entire population of Germany, via collection by clever tax officials. In this disturbing documentary, director Michael Verhoeven concurrently undertakes a systematized search for German legal documents proving the expropriations, and offers a series of first-hand accounts from survivors, who reflect on the subsequent competition that materialized between beaucrats and tax offices, over how to most effectively organize the stolen assets.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/8/2013
  • UPC: 713757612203
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: Passion River
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 84,211

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Michael Verhoeven Director, Screenwriter
Britta Becker Camera Operator
Matthias Boch Camera Operator
Walter Fiflocki Sound/Sound Designer
Robert Gongoll Sound/Sound Designer
Sam Hammi Score Composer
Jokl Hausleitner Camera Operator
Gabriele Krober Editor
Gregor Kuschel Sound/Sound Designer
Luise Lindermair Screenwriter
Joseph McCarthy Camera Operator
Martin Noweck Sound/Sound Designer
Robert Poss Sound/Sound Designer
Beate Schlanstein Editor
Hubert von Spreti Editor
Markus Stoffel Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Human Failure
1. Scene 1 [11:05]
2. Scene 2 [9:26]
3. Scene 3 [9:28]
4. Scene 4 [15:07]
5. Scene 5 [14:37]
6. Scene 6 [15:19]
7. Scene 7 [14:00]
8. Scene 8 [:55]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Human Failure
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   Trailers
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      Saviors in the Night
      Matter of Size
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