Labyrinth of Lies
Director: Giulio Ricciarelli
Cast: André Szymanski, Alexander Fehling, Friederike Becht
122min – German with English Subtitles (2014)
Johan Radmann is a newly appointed public prosecutor in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1958. Through a journalist, he learns that many Nazis returned to ordinary life with impunity after the war. Inspired by the memory of his late idolized father, Radmann decides to make sure that justice is done. The young idealist soon realizes that many of the war-criminals occupy powerful positions in society, and
Labyrinth of Lies was Germany’s submission for the 2016 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
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