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Amen. is a Allemand film of genre Drama directed by Costa-Gavras released in USA on 12 june 2002 with Ulrich Tukur

Amen. (2002)

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Released in USA 12 june 2002
Length 2h15
Directed by
OriginGerman
Genres Drama,    Historical
Rating71% 3.597193.597193.597193.597193.59719

Amen. is a 2002 German, Romanian and French film directed by Costa-Gavras.

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The film Amen. examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein (Ulrich Tukur), a Waffen-SS officer employed in the SS Hygiene Institute, designing programs for the purification of water and the destruction of vermin. He is shocked to learn that the process he has developed to eradicate typhus, by using a hydrogen cyanide mixture called Zyklon B, is now being used for killing Jews in extermination camps. Gerstein attempts to notify Pope Pius XII (Marcel Iureş) about the gassings, but is appalled by the lack of response he gets from the Catholic hierarchy. The only person moved is Riccardo Fontana (Mathieu Kassovitz), a young Jesuit priest. Fontana and Gerstein attempt to raise awareness about what is happening to the Jews in Europe but even after Fontana appealing to the pope himself, the Vatican makes only a timid and vague condemnation of Hitler and Nazi Germany.

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