The Legend Of Rita movie trailer - Genre: Drama
The Ninth Day movie trailer - starring August Diehl, Ulrich Matthes, Hilmar Thate, Bibiana Beglau, Germain Wagner, Jean-Paul Raths. Directed by Volker Schlondorff. Theatrical Release Date: 5/27/2005
Abb Kremer is released from a living hell in the Dachau concentration camp and sent home to Luxembourg. Upon his arrival, he soon learns that this is not a reprieve or a pardon of his crime voicing opposition to the Nazis racial laws but that he has nine days to convince the bishop of Luxembourg to work with the Nazi occupiers. Gestapo Untersturmf hrer Gebhardt is under pressure from his superior to have the Abb succeed in creating a rift between the Luxembourg church and the Vatican or be transferred to duty in the death camps in the East. Gebhardt, a former Catholic seminarian, uses theological arguments to bring the Abb around but when they don t work he resorts to more draconian measures. The Abb is torn between his conscience and his horror of returning to Dachau...
Director Volker Schlondorff (The Tin Drum) creates a moral thriller that "succeeds in illuminating an almost unimaginably dark story" (The New York Times). Inspired by the true tale of a dissident priest's temporary furlough from Dachau, THE NINTH DAY transforms an ethical crisis into a nail-biting showdown and unspeakable guilt into transcendent redemption. German with English subtitles.
From director Volker Schlöndorff, the acclaimed comes THE LEGEND OF RITA, a striking political thriller set in the later years of the Cold War. Anchored by a stunning lead performance by newcomer Bibiana Beglau, in the title role. THE LEGEND OF RITA film recounts the struggles of a young West German woman as she flees from the consequences of her radical past.