The Mortal Storm
The Mortal Storm (1940)

This movie is among the first pre-WWII major feature films to deride the Nazi regime. The story centers on the effects the regime has upon a German family. The trouble begins when the liberal father's open contempt for the notion of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 20, 1994
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This was the first Hollywood film to so openly and boldly cast aspersions on the Nazi oppression.

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Jaime N. Christley
Slant Magazine

Romance becomes the irritant and, effectively, Borzage positions his romanticism as a contribution to Hollywood's anti-fascist crusade.

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Devon Bott
TV description of this movie is as follows: An austrian farmer and a professor's daughter flee nazi Germany on skis. While I suppose this description is… More
Stella Dallas
they'll never make a nazi out of jimmy stewart!