Labyrinth of Lies

In Germany, 15 years after World War II, one young man forces an entire country to face its past.


Labyrinth of Lies
Set in 1958, this is the story of a young German prosecutor who decided to investigate what had happened to the people who were running the prison camps during the second world war. His investigations led to major court cases. The film was Germany’s submission to the Academy Awards. In German language with English subtitles.

123 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence).
Drama, Period piece, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Alexander Fehling, André Szymanski, Friederike Becht, Johannes Krisch, JOhann von Bülow, Robert Hunger-Bühler, Hansi Jochmann
Director
Giullo Ricciarelli
ScreenplayElisabeth Bartel, Giulio Ricciarelli, Amelie Syberberg
MusicSebastian Pille, Niki Reiser
CinematographyMartin Langer, Roman Osin
EditingAndrea Mertens
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byClaussen Wöbke Putz Filmproduktion, Naked Eye Filmproduktion

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageInfrequent and low to mild
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceFairly frequent and moderate
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Stephanie Merry quote iconState of denial: nation forced to confront a harrowing past.
10
Cape Times
Boyd van Hoeij quote iconLabyrinth of Lies deftly explores the story's complex moral issues.
10
Metacritic.com
19 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
72 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Labyrinth of Lies artfully blends fact with well-intentioned fiction to offer a thought-provoking look at how the lessons of history can be easily lost or forgotten.
16
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
12

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
10 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
1051 users
14
Internet
6477 Netizens quote iconGrand (dis)Illusion
15

Average .. 65%

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