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Nuremberg : les Nazis face à leurs crimes = Nuremberg : the Nazis facing their crimes

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Nuremberg : les Nazis face à leurs crimes = Nuremberg : the Nazis facing their crimes
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Dates[2006]; ©2006
Statement of Responsibilityla Compagnie des Phares et Balises présente, en coproduction avec ARTE France ; un film de Christian Delage.
Summary"Nuremberg, November 20, 1945—The trials of Nazi war criminals begins in a city still in ruins, barely six months after the Germans' surrender. The United States, France, Great Britain and the USSR unite to deliver exemplary justice in response to crimes against peace and, for the first time in history, to "crimes against humanity". On the accused bench sit 21 of the highest Nazi dignitaries, including Hermann Göring, Rudolph Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop and Wilhelm Keitel. They all plead not guilty, although the "atrocities" committed are tremendous. As evidence, films of the liberation of the concentration camps would be screened, an unprecedented move, during the proceedings. Evidence is presented, confrontations arise, testimonies of executioners and victims are heard. After 10 months of hearings, the verdict is rendered: 12 defendants sentenced to death penalties, including one in absentia, seven sentenced to prison and three acquitted. Thus ends the trial that paved the way for the creation of international tribunals." —Container
ContentsDisc 1. French and English versions of the film -- Disc 2. That justice be done (1945, 10 min.) ; Nazi concentration camps (1945, 58 min.) ; The atrocities committed by the German-fascists in the USSR (1946, 60 min.)
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (90 min.) : sound, colour and black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (12 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier Typevideodisc (DVD)
LanguageEnglish, French, Subtitles in French and English.
PublisherFrance : Arte France
DistributorMontreal : Imavision
  • Special features include three documentary newsreels from the US and USSR;
  • Narrators: Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus (French version), Christopher Plummer (English version); Aspect ratio 4:3;
  • Dolby digital