The Murderers Are Among Us

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The Murderers Are Among Us ★★ Die Morder Sind Unter Uns 1946

In post WWII Germany, Suzanne Wallner (Knef) returns from a concentration camp to her apartment in Berlin only to find it occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens (Borchert). Haunted by his wartime experiences, Mertens has turned to women and alcohol. Suzanne refuses to give up her claim and moves in with Hans, eventually falling in love with him. In turn, Hans decides to face his demons by going after his former superior, Colonel Otto Bruckner (Paulsen), who's living an untroubled life despite the war crimes he committed. German with subtitles. 84m/B VHS, DVD . GE Hildegarde Knef, Ernst Borchert, Arno Paulsen; D: Wolfgang Staudte; W: Wolfgang Staudte; C: Friedl Behn-Grund, Eugen Klagemann; M: Ernst Roters.

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