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  • "Mobilized Germany's most talented artists ... to re-create the true story of a Prussian town's rebellion against Napoleon's army of occupation. Laced with anti-Christian symbolism and National Socialist ideology, the film is a mirror of Hitler Germany's own war for survival. In its characterization of Kolberg's besieged citizenry, the epic allegorically reflects the spirit of fanatical resolve to fight on, that Nazi propaganda was attempting to instill in the German population during the final years of World War II"--Container.


  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1945.
  • A foreign film (Germany).
  • Special features include: photo gallery with audio commentary; Goebbels 1943 Total War speech newsreel; actors biographies.
  • DVD (NTSC, all regions), mono., fullscreen.
  • In German and French with English subtitles.
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