Judgment at Nuremberg
The event the world will never forget
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- Run Time: 3 hours, 6 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: June 9, 2015
- Originally Released: 1961
- Label: KL Studio Classics
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: "In Conversation" featurette with Abby Mann and Maximilian Schell
- "A Tribute to Stanley Kramer" featurette
- "The Value of a Single Human Being" featurette
- Theatrical trailers
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.66
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Maximilian Schell & Montgomery Clift|
|Performer:||William Shatner, Werner Klemperer, Kenneth MacKenna, Torben Meyer, Alan Baxter, Edward Binns, Virginia Christine, Otto Waldis, Karl Swenson, Martin Brandt, Ray Teal, John Wengraf, Ben Wright & Howard Caine|
|Directed by||Stanley Kramer|
|Edited by||Frederic Knudtson|
|Screenwriting by||Abby Mann|
|Composition by||Ernest Gold|
|Produced by||Stanley Kramer|
|Director of Photography:||Ernest Laszlo|
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Actor: Maximilian Schell
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Adapted Screenplay: Abby Mann
Rating: 5/5 -- Judgment at Nuremberg remains an epic film. Full Review
Solzy at the Movies
Rating: B+ -- Important fictionalized intense courtroom drama, which at times was engrossing. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Rating: 3/4 -- An eloquent snapshot of the way that the ground was shifting--in both the Nuremberg of 1948 and the Tinsel Town of 1961. Full Review
Film Freak Central
[S]plendid acting....The movie belongs to the subtly powerful Tracy...
Rating: 4/4 -- Absorbing from beginning to end. Full Review
Rating: 5/5 -- Abordando o complexo tema com honestidade, inteligência e humanidade, esta obra-prima repleta de atuações inesquecíveis é um atestado da capacidade do Cinema em servir não só como retrato de nossa História, mas como profunda reflexão sobre a mesma.
Cinema em Cena
[E]ssential viewing for any film lover or history buff.
True story dealing with the Nazi war crimes trials of several members of the German judiciary. Here the focus is on two particular individuals, the judge (Spencer Tracey) who must render a final opinion and one particular defendant (Burt Lancaster), a well respected German scholar. The defendant, played by Burt Lancaster, must come to grips with the reality of his actions or inaction. Academy Award Nominations: 11, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor--Spencer Tracy. Academy Awards: 2, including Best Actor--Maximilian Schell, Best Adapted Screenplay.
Classic | Law / Lawyers | Justice | Suspense | Thriller | World War II | Social Issues | Recommended | Nazis | Theatrical Release | Essential Cinema
- Maximilian Schell, the Swiss/Austrian actor, director, and writer, was born December 8, 1930 in Vienna, Austria, the son of poet and playwright Ferdinand Hermann Schell and actress Margarethe Noe. His older sister is the actress Maria Schell (born in 1926). He was educated at the University of Zurich (majoring in art history) and the University of Munich.
Schell's first major motion picture in English was "The Young Lions" (1958), opposite Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift. He was nominated again for the Best Actor Academy Award for his role in the film version of Robert Shaw's play "The Man in the Glass Booth" (1974), and a film he directed, "The Pedestrian" was nominated for Best Foreign Film the same year.
His role in the film "Julia" (1977) won him a Best Supporting Actor nomination, and his documentary on Marlene Dietrich "Marlene," that he produced in 1984, won worldwide critical acclaim.