"Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

XX century - perhaps the most terrible period in human history when civilization at the peak of its development in which, seemingly, such a thing as humanity, universal equality and the equality of all mankind indoctrinated, has ceased to appreciate the most basic rights and freedoms of any individual. This century was marked by a huge number of violent and immoral wars, the most colorful of which, of course, have to WWII, when human cruelty and violence knew no bounds. One of the consequences of this event became famous Nuremberg trials which revealed the mask and the essence of the ideology of fascism and National Socialism, which was disclosed in the cult of the judicial drama Stanley Kramer
«Nuremberg trials». SONET to 1945. Post-war Germany. The Nuremberg court scheduled century, when will decide the fate of the faithful servants of the Third Reich, namely the four judges who handed down the death penalty when thousands of innocent people. The case is Judge Haywood, who not only find some of the defendants guilty, and we also have to understand what caused the atrocities carried out Germany.
Game actors game of actors in the film was simply stunning. It was evident that the actors put into play not only his talent, but also the soul, because they were able to create unique images on the screen, dwarfing the rest of the characters involved in the plot. One of the most prominent roles played by Spencer Tracy, who performed the role of a judge Haywood, who is trying to find the truth, not only in a court case, but also in the case of the Third Reich. Without a doubt the brightest male role was played by Maximilian Schell, who played a lawyer who is trying to justify not only its clients, but also the entire German people. From the most impressionable vtoroplanovyh roles were Marlene Dietrich, who plays a German widow who dreams to show the world the innocent German general, Montgomery Clift and Judy Garland, act as a witness of the atrocities committed by their homeland, which they are victims.
Director Stanley Kramer proved himself as a talented producer, who controls some amazing films were shot, take a well deserved place in the cinema classics. However, removing the "Nuremberg Trials" Kramer said about himself and about how even a talented director. The picture was very strong and impressionable, is as impressive as our famous documentary, "Ordinary Fascism". It impressed, as the director was able to bypass such a time as the language differences. So, in the first 20 minutes of the film we sometimes hear the German language at the hearing, then all begin to speak in English, but still enjoy the headphones supposedly not knowing the language of the other.
Script The film is mainly It takes place in the courtroom, which inflames the whole battle between right and wrong, between truth and illusion. The protagonist of the judge not only appears as Arbiter; for him, this work becomes something more meaningful that can change his outlook on life in general. And if only arrived in Nuremberg, he initially was confident the fault of the accused, but now it is becoming increasingly difficult to make a verdict of guilty, t. To. He is trying to figure out what exactly was the reason that it is of the most advanced countries in the world with a rich history and culture, whose education in the XVIII century. extolled the universal equality of all people on Earth, could reach such.
Work operator From the technical merits of the movie be sure to highlight the work of the operator. Hungarian operator Ernest Laszlo, who later after the "Nuremberg Trials" will get its well-deserved Oscar, showed a stunner. Unusual angle shots, turns the camera contours - all these details contributed to ideal transmission characters emotions, some of which are brought in some provisions of the heroes, villains and other
Summary «Nuremberg trials." - very strong, smart movie, with deep social and historical meaning. The picture really makes marvel at Germany as a nation, which once dictated humanity towards all living beings on this planet, and at some point, imagines himself to something divine, deciding who should live and who should not.
10 of 10

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