Taking Sides

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Generally favorable reviews - based on 26 Critics

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

Summary: A tale based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwängler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era.

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Runtime: 108 min
Production: Canal+
Genres: Drama, War, Music
Countries: Germany, UK, France, Austria
Languages: English, German, French, Russian
Home Release Date: Apr 20, 2004
Director Credit
István Szabó Director
Writer Credit
Ronald Harwood Writer
Cast Credit
Armin Rohde Schlee, Timpanist
August Zirner Captain Ed Martin
Birgit Minichmayr Emmi Straube
Daniel White Sergeant Adams
Garrick Hagon Major Richards
Hanns Zischler Rudolf Otto Werner, Oboist
Harvey Keitel Major Steve Arnold
Jed Curtis Colonel Green
Moritz Bleibtreu Lt. David Wills
Oleg Tabakov Colonel Dymshitz
R. Lee Ermey General Wallace
Robin Renucci Captain Vernay
Stellan Skarsgård Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler
Thomas Thieme Reichsminister
Ulrich Tukur Helmut Alfred Rode, 2nd Violinist
Producer Credit
Adam Betteridge Associate Producer: Great British Films
Alex Marshall Associate Producer
David Rogers Co-Executive Producer
Fritz Buttenstedt Co-Executive Producer
Gisela Waetzoldt-Hildebrandt Associate Producer
Jacques Rousseau Co-Producer
Jason Piette Co-Executive Producer
Jeremy Isaacs Co-Producer
Maureen McCabe Co-Producer
Michael Cowan Co-Executive Producer
Michael von Wolkenstein Co-Producer
Michel Nicolini Supervising Producer
Rainer Mockert Co-Producer
Rainer Schaper Co-Producer
Udo Happel Line Producer
Yves Pasquier Producer
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