Fatherland

Fatherland

The History Channel  |  May 9, 2011

Fatherland is an intimate documentary exploring an unresolved relationship between a father who served as a soldier in Hitler's army and a son who fled his country, his family and his history. Canadian filmmaker Manfred Becker returns to Germany 60 years after the end of the war to confront his father, the 'old Nazi' and to explore their two separate roles as pre-determined by history.

Fatherland is an intimate documentary exploring an unresolved relationship between a father who served as a soldier in Hitler's army and a son who fled his country, his family and his history. Canadian filmmaker Manfred Becker returns to Germany 60 years after the end of the war to confront his father, the 'old Nazi' and to explore their two separate roles as pre-determined by history.

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