Eichmann (film)

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Eichmann
Eichmann poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Robert Young
Written by Snoo Wilson
Starring Thomas Kretschmann
Troy Garity
Stephen Fry
Music by Richard Harvey
Cinematography Michael Connor
Edited by Saska Simpson
Production
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Distributed by Regent Releasing
Release dates September 2007 (2007-09) (Brazil)
Running time 100 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office $2,706[1]

Eichmann is a biographical film detailing the interrogation of Adolf Eichmann. Directed by Robert Young, the film stars Thomas Kretschmann as Eichmann and Troy Garity as Eichmann's Israeli interrogator, Avner Less. It was first released in Brazil in September 2007, and was released in the United States in October 2010.[2]

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The film is based on manuscripts of the interrogations of Adolf Eichmann (Thomas Kretschmann) before he was tried and hanged in a prison in Israel. Eichmann recounts events from his past to a young Israeli officer, Captain Avner Less (Troy Garity), who is faced with the immense task of tricking the skilled manipulator into self-incrimination. While the world waits, Less' countrymen call for immediate execution, forcing him and Eichmann to confront each other in a battle of wills.

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