StoryIt is December 1944. Berlin lies in ruins from the Allied bombings, and European part of World War 2 is as good as lost. Joseph Goebbels is convinced that all the country needs is a speech to reinvigorate the German nation from the Führer. The problem is that Adolf is only a shadow of his former self; a demoralized and depressed man who hides in his office and avoids contact with the public.
The only man who can help is Germany's finest acting teacher, Adolf Grünbaum – a Jew. Goebbels rushes the teacher and his family out of a concentration camp and gets them set up in the Reich Chancellery, with only a few days for the Führer to return to his best form. Professor Grünbaum employs everything he knows in his work with the Führer, from relaxation exercises to psychotherapy. When he takes Hitler back to his difficult childhood, the man's traumatic memories bring him to tears.
Will the Führer be able to do his speech without problems? Or will he become his worst enemy?
|Helge Schneider||Adolf Hitler|
|Ulrich Mühe||Prof. Adolf Israel Grünbaum|
|Sylvester Groth||Dr. Joseph Goebbels|
|Adriana Altaras||Elsa Grünbaum|
|Stefan Kurt||Albert Speer|
|Ulrich Noethen||Heinrich Himmler|
|Lambert Hamel||Obergruppenführer Rattenhuber|
|Udo Kroschwald||Martin Bormann|
|Torsten Michaelis||SS-Wachmann Moltke|
|Axel Werner||Erich Kempka|
|Victor Schefé||Rottenführer Puffke|
|Lars Rudolph||Kammerdiener Heinz Linge|
|Wolfgang Becker||KZ-Kommandant Banner|
|Bernd Stegemann||Dr. Morell|
|Shawn Karlborg||Adam Grünbaum|