Selling Murder: The Killing Films of the Third Reich (1991)

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  • Featuring

    Sean Bennett

  • Director

    Joanna Mack

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genres

    Documentary War

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Examines the propaganda films made by the Nazis to justify the euthanasia policy of the 1930s and 1940s whereby over 200,000 people were killed on the grounds that they were mentally or physically disabled. The two most explicit of these films, which directly advocated the killing of disabled people, were destroyed by the Nazis as the war ended. Includes unedited footage that was previously thought lost, reconstructs films from scripts and analyses the film ICH KLAGE AN.

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