The Final Days is the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to life. Sophie Scholl is the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Using historical records of her incarceration, the film re-creates the last six days of Sophie Scholl's life: a journey from arrest to interrogation, trial and sentence in 1943 Munich. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by the Gestapo quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility that is both haunting and timeless.
1940s, nazi uniform, nazi flag, secret police, resistance fighter, decapitation, father daughter relationship, munich germany, world war two, nazi germany, medical student, idealism, guillotine, brother sister relationship, resistance, gestapo, nazi, student, heroine, interrogation
The realization that we are, in many instances, listening in on actual proceedings gives the film an immediacy that no dramatist could hope to match.
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