IFC Films | Release Date: August 13, 2021
Summary: The Meaning of Hitler is a provocative interrogation of our culture’s fascination with Hitler and Nazism set against the backdrop of the current rise of white supremacy, the normalization of antisemitism and the weaponization of history itself. Shot in nine countries, the film traces Hitler’s movements, his rise to power and the scenes of his crimes as historians and writers, including Deborah Lipstadt, Martin Amis, Sir Richard Evans, Saul Friedlander, Yehuda Bauer, and famed Nazi hunters Beate and Serge Klarsfeld, weigh in on the lasting impact of his virulent ideology. As fears of authoritarianism and fascism now abound, the film explores the myths and misconceptions of our understanding of the past, and the difficult process of coming to terms with it at a time in our history when it seems more urgent than ever. [IFC Films]
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Runtime: 92 min
Rating: NR
Official Site: https://www.ifcfilms.com/films/the-meaning-of-hitler
Production: Play/Action Pictures
Genres: Documentary
Country: US
Languages: English, German
Home Release Date: Apr 5, 2022
Director Credit
Michael Tucker Director
Petra Epperlein Director
Writer Credit
Michael Tucker Writer
Sebastian Haffner Based On The Book By
Principal Cast Credit
David Irving Self
Deborah Lipstadt Self
Francine Prose Self
Klaus Theweleit Self
Martin Amis Self
Matilda Tucker Narrator
Richard Evans Self
Saul Friedländer Self
Serge Klarsfeld Self
Yehuda Bauer Self
Producer Credit
Anthony Dobkin Executive Producer
Dana O'Keefe Producer
Jeffrey Lurie Executive Producer
Marie Therese Guirgis Executive Producer
Michael Tucker Producer
Mike Lerner Producer
Petra Epperlein Producer