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Die Fälscher

Stefan Ruzowitzky Germany, 2007

suede's rating of the film The Counterfeiters

Production design gives precise attention to contemporary details, and some of the German actors are excellent (some KZ inmates and a guard). Unfortunately, the sequences don't add up to an emotionally gripping story. It almost feels like a string of reenactments from a TV history docu, only without interviews or a narrator. The end is bizarrely anticlimactic.