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Before the Fall 2004

  • Dennis Gansel
  • March 14, 2005
  • 117 mins
  • German
  • Drama
Men Make History. We Make The Men.
In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh column,Friedrich encounters hazing, cruelty, death, and the Nazi code. His friendship with Albrecht, the ascetic son of the area's governor, is central to this education.


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Called NaPolA in the German speaking part of Europe, this German Movie about is telling the story Hitler's elite school "Napola". A very moving film!

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