Triumph des Willens (Triumph Of The Will)
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Triumph of the Will (Triumph des Willens) is a filmed record of the 1934 Nazi Party Convention, in Nuremberg. No, it is more than just a record: it is an exultation of Adolf Hitler, who from the moment his plane descends from Valhalla-like clouds is visually characterized as a God on Earth. The "Jewish question" is disposed of with a few fleeting closeups; filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl prefers to concentrate on cheering crowds, precision marching, military bands, and Hitler's climactic speech, all orchestrated, choreographed and illuminated on a scale that makes Griffith and DeMille… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The most famous and infamous propaganda film of all time is revealing for its stern depiction of the way Hitler's Germany sought to present itself to its own countrymen and to the outside world."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"One of the most frightening films ever made...a repellant reminder of the power that Hitler had over the German people."
‑ Thomas Delapa, Boulder Weekly
"As sickening as it might be to watch, it's this alternate point of view that is important in helping us learn from the past."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"Even if she is a nazi..."
‑ David Poland, Hot Button
"One of the most boring films ever made."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"Este exemplo clássico do Cinema usado como arma de propaganda política é extremamente eficiente e bem realizado - o que o torna ainda mais assustador."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"A classic and power example of film propaganda, despite its hateful political message."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"When you leave the theater, you know you have seen the power of true evil."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"Essential."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"The grandather of documentaries still shines after all these years."
‑ Boo Allen, Denton Record Chronicle (TX)
""Very, very scary and phenomenally influential."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
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