AMEN. (2002)

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Alternative titles

  • Le VICAIRE Working
  • EYEWITNESS Working
  • Der STELLVERTRETER Alternative


World War II drama examining the reaction of the Allies and the accommodation of Nazism by the Catholic Church to news of the holocaust. Kurt Gerstein, a Christian and anti-Nazi activist, infiltrates the Nazi movement, becoming an SS officer, hoping to bear witness to their atrocities. He realises that one his inventions, Zyclon B, is being used in the concentration camp gas chambers. He is forced to continue working but delays deliveries of the chemical and attempts to alert diplomats and Christian leaders, in particular, the Pope and the Vatican, to the reality of the Final Solution.

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