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Murderers Among Us (1946) was a Foreign Films Film directed by Wolfgang Staudte .

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Murderers Among Us (1946)

By Beatrice on Jan 20, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Murderers Among Us?(“Die M?rder sind unter uns” Directed by Wolfgang Staudte Written by Wolfgang Staudte 1946/Germany Deutsche Film First viewing/Netflix rental This is a good, but not great, exploration of how various Berliners cope with their wartime experiences in the rubble of the... Read full article

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The world premiere took place just one day before the first sentences in the Nuremberg Trails were carried out, and ten war criminals were hanged.
In 1945, Hildegard Knef spent 3 months in a POW camp in Poland, while in the movie, her character Susanne Wallner is said to be returning from a concentration camp.
Staudte was originally planning on calling the movie "Der Mann, den ich töten werde" (The man who I will kill), and it was supposed to end with Dr. Mertens killing Brueckner. The final scene was modified due to concerns of the soviet granter of license. There were also concerns that Germans, aware of guilty former-Nazis in their own community, would follow the example of the movie's hero and enact their own vigilante justice.
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