White Rose, The* (Die Weisse Rose)
- 1983 ----- color ----- 108 min ----- vhs
(Directed by Michael Verhoeven; with Lena Stolze and Wulf Kessler) Set in Munich in 1942 (and based on a true incident), it tells the story of a secret society of students and their professor who printed and distributed thousands of anti-Nazi leaflets. Playing cat and mouse with the Gestapo, they reported the murder of 300,000 Jews and urged German citizens to sabotage the war effort.
(In German with English subtitles)
(Restricted to classroom use only)
- Topics: (Germanics, Motion Pictures: Features, War and Peace)