Hitler: the Last Ten Days


Time Out says

For all its specious moralising - the Simon Ward character is clearly intended to be the 'conscience of Germany', and Alistair Cooke's scene-setting narration is similarly intended as the 'voice of authority' - this account of life in the bunker quickly topples over into uneasy farce, with Alec Guinness' Hitler seeming more like a character from Kind Hearts and Coronets than the frightening political figure he was. Juxtaposing newsreel footage with dramatised reconstructions doesn't help either.

By: PH


Release details

104 mins

Cast and crew

Ennio De Concini
Enni De Concini, Mari Pia Fusco, Wolfgang Reinhardt
Alec Guinness
Doris Kunstmann
Simon Ward
Adolfo Celi
Diane Cilento
Gabriele Ferzetti
Eric Porter
Joss Ackland
Sheila Gish
Timothy West
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