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Comedian Harmonists

 
Title: Comedian Harmonists
Original title: Comedian Harmonists
Format: two hours
Starring: Heino Ferch (DOWNFALL)
Heinrich Schafmeister
Ben Becker (COMEDIAN HARMONISTS)
Max Tidof
Ulrich Noethen (DOWNFALL)
Kai Wiesinger
Meret Becker (MUNICH)
Katja Riemann (SUCK ME SHAKESPEER)
Dana Vavrova
Otto Sander
GUENTER Lamprecht
Rolf Hoppe
Directed by: Joseph Vilsmaier
Produced by: Produced by Perathon, Iduna, Bavaria, Senator, Televersal, Dor in association with Bavaria Film International and Beta
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Comedian Harmonists

They conquered the world with their music

Berlin, 1927. Six ambitious young men join forces to pursue a unique creative vision. Through discipline and hard work, they soon master a repertoire or fousing a cappella tunes with lyrics ranging from sentimental to the utterly silly. Their success in Germany is echoed by triumphs abroad and recordings sold all over the world. And their lives become one big party, with all the women, cars and luxury they want. But while they ignore politics, politics do not ignore them. Three of the six Harmonists are Jewish, and thus unacceptable to the Nazis, who force them to break up. What began as one of the most enchanting success stories of the "roaring twenties" is destroyed by a barbarous ideology. The Nazis put an end to the Comedian Harmonists, but they cannot silence their voices...