The Axe of Wandsbek

Adapted from the 1947 novel by Arnold Zweig, this gripping drama set in 1934 follows a man who is paid by the Nazis to serve as a public executioner and goes on to be rejected by his community. The Axe Of Wandsbek considers the role that common citizens played in Nazi crimes.

Original title:
Das Beil von Wandsbek
111 minutes

Shown at

  1. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2010

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