Hitler's SS : Portrait of Evil

The two-part TV movie 'Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil' crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, his younger brother Karl (John Shea), a top athlete and idealist, becomes a chauffeur for the "S.A." (storm troopers). When the SS topples the SA from power, Karl ends up in Dachau. He is rescued through his brother's influence - if you can describe sending Karl to fight on the Russian Front a "rescue." As he watches the Third Reich deteriorate, Helmut at long last suffers pangs of conscience.

Year: 1985
Genre: War and Anti-War Films, TV Drama, Television Shows
Country: UK
Director: Jim Goddard
Starring: David Warner, Bill Nighy, Jose Ferrer, John Shea
Duration: 135 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
Location in store: War



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