The Mortal Storm
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The Mortal Storm
The Nazi Party's rise to power has disastrous consequences for a German family in this drama. Victor Roth (Frank Morgan) is a college professor teaching in Germany in 1933 who leads a peaceful and contented life with his wife Emelie (Irene Rich), son Rudi (Gene Reynolds), daughter Freya (Margaret Sullavan), and stepsons Otto (Robert Stack) and Erich (William T. Orr). However, Adolph Hitler's emergence as Germany's ruler has an unexpected impact on their lives. Fritz (Robert Young) and Martin (James Stewart) both vie for Freya's hand in marriage, but anti-Nazi activist Martin is… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This was the first Hollywood film to so openly and boldly cast aspersions on the Nazi oppression."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Romance becomes the irritant and, effectively, Borzage positions his romanticism as a contribution to Hollywood's anti-fascist crusade."
‑ Jaime N. Christley, Slant Magazine
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