Sophie Scholl – The Final Days

Synopsis & Film Details

Winner of Best Director and Best Actress awards at Berlin International Film Festival, as well as Germany’s submission this year to the Foreign Language Academy Awards, this taught and gripping drama recreates the last six days of Germany’s famous anti-Nazi heroine. Julia Jentsch gives a brilliant performance as Sophie, the sole female member of an underground resistance movement mounted by college students called the White Rose. Directed by Marc Rothemund, 2005, Germany; 120 min.*

Part of the 2nd annual Fresno Film Festival (2006).