The Counterfeiters (2007)
A Film by Stefan Ruzowitzky
DVD9 | ISO+MDS | PAL 16:9 (720x576) | 01:34:35 | 7,40 Gb
Audio: German AC3 5.1/2.0 @ 448/192 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Crime, Drama, War | Won Oscar | Austria, Germany
The Counterfeiters is the true story of the largest counterfeiting operation in history, set up by the Nazis in 1936.
Salomon Sally Sorowitsch (Karl Markovics) is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a mischievous life of cards, booze, and women in Berlin during the Nazi-era. Suddenly his luck runs dry when arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog (Devid Striesow). Immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills there and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once again comes face to face with Herzog, who is there on a secret mission. Hand-picked for his unique skill, Salomon and a group of professionals are forced to produce fake foreign currency under the program Operation Berhard. The team, which also includes detainee Adolf Burger (August Diehl), is given luxury barracks for their assistance…..