Originaltitel: The Last Ten Days (Originaltitel)
Land: West Germany, 113 Minuten
Genre: Drama, Krieg, Geschichte
Regisseur: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
This war drama film is a German-Austrian project in black-and-white and released in 1955. It was produced by the Austrian film company Cosmopol-Film GmbH. The film depicts the last days of the war, especially the last ten days in Hitler's life and the overall atmosphere in his Berlin bunker in April 1945. The film starts with young German Army captain Wüst making his way among the rubble of Berlin's buildings toward Hitler's bunker. Out of a group of four men, only captain Wüst and a sergeant make it alive into the bunker. They are on a desperate mission to see Hitler and request urgent reinforcements for their commander, General Busse, who's in charge of the northern Kurland Army defending the Wriezen area. Despite several attempts by captain Wüst to personally see Hitler, he is stonewalled by the commanding generals. For the next ten days, Wüst will remain in Hitler's bunker, as a liaison officer between Hitler's headquarters and general Busse. He will witness the final days of the ...