Mr. Death


A documentary which takes a look at a unique individual, who makes a living designing execution equipment. He designs and builds machines which work flawlessly and kill as humanely as possible. He stepped into international controvesy when he investigated the Nazi death camps, and published a report claiming the camps could not have been used for mass executions. This aroused the ire of some powerful elements in the Jewish community, and his business contracts suddenly dried up...


91 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Prejudice) .
On the Art Circuit

Showtimes

I always did lean a bit to the left...
I always did lean a bit to the left...

Credits

Cast
Fred A. Leuchter Jr., David Irving , Caroline Leuchter, James Roth, Shelly Shapiro, Suzanne Tabasky, Robert Jan Van Pelt
Director
Errol Morris
ScreenplayLarry Gelbart, Harold Ramis, Peter Tolan, based on the original by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
MusicCaleb Sampson
CinematographyBill Pope
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributor Ster-Kinekor
Made in1999
Produced byChannel Four Films, Fourth Floor Pictures, Independent Film Channel, Scout Productions





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

The Moviesite
Ian Douglas
10
Cape Argus
Owen Williams
10
The Cape Times
Wilhelm Snyman
10
Die Burger
Mariane Malan
5
eye Weekly
Gemma Files
20
Box Office
Schlomo Swartzberg
5
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
18

What the People say

Internet
365 Netizens
16

Average .. 59%

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Visitor Comments

Ian Douglas: An unusual documentary about a complex individual, who has a very high opinion of himself and his abilities. In some ways he is brilliant and compassionate, in other ways merely pig-headedly obstinate and naive. Worth seeing as a warning not to offend the wrong people.






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