The Counterfeiters

The Counterfeiters

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2006 95 min Drama Age rating: 12
Language: German

A bon vivant and womanizer, artist, dandy and crook, a forger by passion, is arrested and once again goes to jail. From there he is transferred to the concentration camp, where he becomes an important element in the Nazi forger's workshop in Sachsenhausen. The film is based on the autobiography of Adolf Burger, who witnessed how the Nazis manufactured foreign currency on a large scale in order to throw the world economy out of balance. "The Counterfeiters" won the 2008 Foreign Film Oscar.

"I think we have great cinema material with violence and crime, betrayal and heroism, friendship and sacrifice. We have to do justice to that, and for that we have to find great cinematic images." STEFAN RUZOWITZKY


Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Marie Bäumer, Martin Brambach, Dolores Chaplin, Lenn Kudrjawizki, Tilo Prückner, Andreas Schmidt, Veit Stübner, Sebastian Urzendowsky, August Zirner and more

Stefan Ruzowitzky

Stefan Ruzowitzky

Benedict Neuenfels AAC/BVK

Josef Aichholzer, Nina Bohlmann, Babette Schröder

Britta Nahler

CASTING: Heta Mantscheff PRODUCTION DESIGN: Isidor Wimmer COSTUME DESIGN: Nicole Fischnaller MAKE-UP: Waldemar Pokromski MUSIC: Marius Ruhland, tangos interpreted by Hugo Diaz SOUND: Torsten Heinemann, Tatjana Jakob, Tobias Fleig PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: Monika Maruschko, Christian Springer CO-PRODUCERS: Caroline von Senden, Henning Molfenter, Dr. Carl L. Woebcken

Aichholzer Filmproduktion und Magnolia Filmproduktion

DVD Edition # 101