The Interrogation

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The Interrogation

In 1946, Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss, the longest serving commander of Auschwitz concentration camp, is awaiting trial in a Polish prison. Albert, a young and successful Polish investigation judge, is appointed to interrogate Höss and get a perfect confession out of him. The encounter between the two men will unveil the frightening routine and banalization of evil that took place in the camp.

By introducing the use of Zyklon B in Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss carried out the most efficient mass killing process ever known, which claimed the lives of approximately 1.1 million people. The film is based on the memoirs Höss wrote before his execution.

Director: Erez Pery

Producer: Haggai Arad, Elad Peleg, Mathias Schwerbrock

Production Company: Daroma Productions, Filmbase Berlin

Cinematographer: Boubkar Benzabat

Editor: Lev Goltser

Soundtrack Editor: Itzik Choen

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, IBA - Channel 1, Pais Culture and art council

Cast: Romanus Fuhrmann, Maciej Marczewskii

Script: Erez Pery and Sari Turgeman

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: החקירה

In 1946, Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss, the longest serving commander of Auschwitz concentration camp, is awaiting trial in a Polish prison. Albert, a young and successful Polish investigation judge, is appointed to interrogate Höss and get a perfect confession out of him. The encounter between the two men will unveil the frightening routine and banalization of evil that took place in the camp.

By introducing the use of Zyklon B in Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss carried out the most efficient mass killing process ever known, which claimed the lives of approximately 1.1 million people. The film is based on the memoirs Höss wrote before his execution.

Director: Erez Pery

Producer: Haggai Arad, Elad Peleg, Mathias Schwerbrock

Production Company: Daroma Productions, Filmbase Berlin

Cinematographer: Boubkar Benzabat

Editor: Lev Goltser

Soundtrack Editor: Itzik Choen

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, IBA - Channel 1, Pais Culture and art council

Cast: Romanus Fuhrmann, Maciej Marczewskii

Script: Erez Pery and Sari Turgeman

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: החקירה

Category: History / Holocaust

 

Tag Words: Auschwitz Holocaust Rudolf Hess

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