The Resource The Murderers are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)

The Murderers are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)

Label
The Murderers are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)
Title
The Murderers are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
ger
Summary
In 1945, after three years in a concentration camp, the artist Susanne Wallner (Hildegard Knef) returns to a Berlin in ruins. Shot in the rubble of Berlin just a year after WWII, The Murderers Are among Us was the first film made in Germany after the war and has since become a classic antifascist and rubble film. Its film noir style successfully blends German expressionism with striking neorealism. Despite Susanne's unspeakable experiences, she is filled with a renewed desire for life. When she goes back to her old apartment, she learns Dr. Hans Mertens (Ernst Wilhelm Borchert) has taken up residence there. He is a physician and a former officer in the German army, who is haunted by the memory of the execution of 121 Polish civilians, which he did nothing to prevent. Under Susanne's care, the broken man gathers new strength and courage. Then, by chance, Mertens meets his former captain and decides to take the law into his own hands
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1984
  • 1925-2002
  • 1907-1990
  • 1900-1969
  • 1905-1983
  • 1871-1948
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Staudte, Wolfgang
  • Knef, Hildegard
  • Borchert, Ernst Wilhelm
  • Paulsen, Arno
  • Sellmer, Erna
  • Forsch, Robert
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
80
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ex-concentration camp inmates
  • Veterans
  • Ex-Nazis
Technique
live action
Label
The Murderers are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 81 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116706
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900276299
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Murderers are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 81 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116706
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900276299
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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