Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2006)

Filmmaker Marc Rothemund utilizes long-buried historical records to reconstruct the last six days in the life of renowned German anti-Nazi activist Sophie Scholl (Julia Jentsch) in an Academy Award-nominated feature that earned star Julia… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 14, 2006
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A film that begs the audience to reflect upon their own courage and strength of character in light of this young heroine's daring story.

Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

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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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

Through it all, Jentsch is a beacon of bravery and resolve in the darkness of a totalitarian machine. If any actor in an English-language film has given a better performance in the past year, I'd like to see it.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A very tense study of the last days of Nazism, and a worthy homage to a true heroine...

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Jessica Winter
Time Out

The film holds few surprises, though it builds a remarkable level of suspense during the fait-accompli interrogation scenes, and is a well-intended commemoration of a courageous young woman.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

A disturbing film about courage, idealism, youth and the grim mechanics of mankind gone mad.

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Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

A claustrophobic bio-pic which telescopes tightly on the torture of the fearless activist till her demise after less than a week in the hands of Hitler's sadistic interrogators.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

There's a resonance to Sophie Scholl that crosses borders and approaches the timeless.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Frank and frightening.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film has an immeasurable fascination that makes us look on as voyeurs and wonder how we might have reacted during such desperate times.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Brilliant drama on the last years of Sophie Scholl, who was part of a non violent resistance groupe in Nazi Germany. This is a highly engaging film, one that… More
Anthony Lawrie
There are some great films based on The White Rose movement but I think it important to remember that this film is based purely on the manuscripts found from… More
Eliza Norton
Germans who stood up for Jews... Sounds too poetic? No, it 's nothing but truly heroic!
Cynthia S.
Yet another really great true story about Nazi Germany. It's really amazing what this girl went through. Terribly sad ending, but it's what really… More
Jan Marc Macababayao
Sophie Scholl The Final Days is of accurate history of the brave last days of Sophie Scholl, who at 21, was accused guilty of high treason by distributing… More
Keysha H
Great story!

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