Jew Suss: Rise and Fall

Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (German title: Jud Süss – Film ohne Gewissen) is a 2010 German historical drama film directed by Oskar Roehler, dramatising the creative process behind the antisemitic Nazi propaganda film Jud Süß (1940). It was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Jew Suss: Rise and Fall
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Directed byOskar Roehler
Produced byFranz Novotny
Markus Zimmer
Written byOskar Roehler
Klaus Richter
Michael Esser
Friedrich Knilli
Franz Novotny
StarringTobias Moretti
Moritz Bleibtreu
Martina Gedeck
CinematographyCarl-Friedrich Koschnick
Edited byBettina Böhler
Release date
  • 18 February 2010 (2010-02-18) (Berlinale)
  • 23 September 2010 (2010-09-23) (Germany)
Running time
100 minutes

In Germany, the film premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and, mainly because of the controversial subject matter, received mixed reviews. Nevertheless, the German critics lauded the actor Tobias Moretti in his role as Ferdinand Marian.[2] In 2011, cinematograph Carl-Friedrich Koschnick received the Austrian Romy award for cinematography.



  1. ^ "60th Berlin International Film Festival: Programme". Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Tobias Moretti is brilliant in his multi-faceted role as Ferdinand Marian". Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2011.

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