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Friday, April 25, 2014, 2:00PM

“The Counterfeiters”

Starring: Karl Markovics,August Diehl,Devid Striesow

The Counterfeiters, focuses on history's largest counterfeiting operation. Before World War II breaks out, Salomon Sorowitsch, a Russian-born Jew, lives the good life in Berlin. He forges documents, like passports and banknotes, and sketches beautiful woman. This good life comes to an end when he's sent to Mauthausen concentration camp. Once Reich officials decide to deploy imprisoned printers, craftsmen, and bank officials to counterfeit foreign currency, they draft Sorowitsch for "Operation Bernhard" and ship him to Sachsenhausen. Though he and his colleagues receive preferential treatment, the threat of execution hangs over their heads at all times.

Note: This film is in German with English subtitles

Rated: R, 98 minutes

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