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Provocative examination of art stolen from Jewish families during WWII by the Nazis.
 

HITLER VS PICASSO AND THE OTHERS

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Documentary on the Nazi regime's two 1937 exhibitions in Munich: one to stigmatize "Degenerate Art" (which they systematically looted and destroyed) and one, personally curated by Hitler, to glorify "Classic Art". Reveals the Nazi's complicated relationship with classical and modern art, displaying an incredible number of masterpieces by Botticelli, Klee, Matisse, Monet, Chagall, Renoir and Gaugin amongst others, intertwined with human stories from the most infamous period of the twentieth century.

Directors

Claudio Poli

Presenter

Toni Servillo

NZ Release Date 26 August 2021

Classification TBC

Running Time 90m

Countries of Origin Italy

Original Languages English, Italian

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