Overview

Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had long believed in the ‘Führer’ and followed him willingly, but now they realise that his promises are nothing but lies and deceit. They begin writing postcards as a form of resistance and in a bid to raise awareness: Stop the war machine! Kill Hitler! Putting their lives at risk, they distribute these cards in the entrances of tenement buildings and in stairwells. But the SS and the Gestapo are soon onto them, and even their neighbours pose a threat.

  1. Hans Fallada

    Novel

  2. Achim von Borries

    Screenplay

  3. Vincent Pérez

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Emma Thompson

    Emma Thompson

    Anna Quangel

  2. Brendan Gleeson

    Brendan Gleeson

    Otto Quangel

  3. Daniel Brühl

    Daniel Brühl

    Escherich

  4. Mikael Persbrandt

    Mikael Persbrandt

    Prall

  5. Katharina Schüttler

    Katharina Schüttler

    Claire Gehrich

Full Cast & Crew

Alone in Berlin
Alone in Berlin

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 13, 2017
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue $33,125.00

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