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The Ministry of Illusion

Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife

Eric Rentschler

German cinema of the Third Reich, even a half-century after Hitler's demise, still provokes extreme reactions. "Never before and in no other country," observes director Wim Wenders, "have images and language been abused so unscrupulously as here, never before and nowhere else have they been debased so deeply as vehicles to transmit lies." More than...
Publish Date
1996
September 30
Goodreads rating
3.84
ISBN
9780674576407
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jul 23, 2009
A wonderful critical reexamination of German cinema under Joseph Goebbels.      source