Before the Fall (2004)
In 1942, Friedrich Weimer’s boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father’s objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh column,Friedrich encounters hazing, cruelty, death, and the Nazi code. His friendship with Albrecht, the ascetic son of the area’s governor, is central to this education.
|Production Company||:||Seven Pictures, Olga Film GmbH, Constantin Film|
|Casts||:||Max Riemelt, Tom Schilling, Jonas Jägermeyr, Leon A. Kersten, Devid Striesow, Joachim Bißmeier|
Men make history. We make the men.