Anthony Hopkins as Hitler carries the entire film being in practically every scene of this made for TV dramatisation of Hitlers last days. His captivating and disturbing performance won him the Lead Actor Emmy in 1982. The rest of the cast of this French produced film are British with some established faces through to relative newcomers (at the time) like Michael Kitchen.
The film tells the story later revisited in the Der Untergang (2004) Downfall . Although by different sources are remarkably the same?
Downfall, [television programme, online], Prod. credit n.k., Prod. company n.k., Prod. country n.k., 21:00 19/4/2014, BBC FOUR, 145mins. http://bobnational.net/record/216980, (Accessed 15/04/2016).
- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Piper Laurie
- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
- René Magnol (production mixer)
- Robert L. Harman (re-recording mixer)
- William L. McCaughey (re-recording mixer)
- Howard S. Wollman (re-recording mixer)