Munich, 1918. The First World War is over and the city is packed with German Soldiers returning to find their country in ruins. One soldier is Max Rothman (John Cusack), a promising artist who lost an arm in the war and with it his ability to paint. On his return Max opens an art gallery, where he meets a struggling artist named Adolf Hitler (Noah Taylor). Max isn`t completely convinced by Hitler`s artistic abilities, but he encourages his creative talent anyway.
Meanwhile, the lonely, penniless Hitler becomes increasingly envious of Max`s wealthy German Jewish family and their popularity. Disillusioned with art, Hitler turns to politics, thus setting into motion the most cataclysmic period in World History...
Commentary - 1. Menno Meyjes - Director/Trailers/Picture Gallery
Release Date: 01 March 2004
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
Running Time: 101 minutes
Production Year: 2002
Main Language: English