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None Shall Escape

Released Feb 3, 1944 1h 25m Drama List
Reviews 67% Audience Score 50+ Ratings
At a war crimes trial following the end of World War II, the life and misdeeds of Nazi Wilhelm Grimm (Alexander Knox) are recounted. Following World War I, he returns to his native village, embittered by Germany's defeat. He alienates his fiancée, Marja (Marsha Hunt), through his contemptible behavior toward the locals and rapes a schoolgirl. At the trial, Grimm's brother Karl (Erik Rolf) remembers how Wilhelm came to Germany to join the Nazi party and then sent him to a concentration camp. Read More Read Less

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Fred Camper Chicago Reader ...sensitive and prescient... Jun 15, 2022 Full Review Elena de la Torre Cine-Mundial Emotional and interesting. [Full review in Spanish] Sep 13, 2019 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Prophetic, dark, psychological war drama, set in Poland. Rated: B+ Jan 1, 2015 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: B Feb 8, 2013 Full Review Read all reviews

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Steve D Extremely well done especially by Knox but BOY is it bleak. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/25/24 Full Review Audience Member Fantastic film from Andre De Toth about the appeals of Nazism. It has a wonderful pace and aggressive visuals. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis At a war crimes trial following the end of World War II, the life and misdeeds of Nazi Wilhelm Grimm (Alexander Knox) are recounted. Following World War I, he returns to his native village, embittered by Germany's defeat. He alienates his fiancée, Marja (Marsha Hunt), through his contemptible behavior toward the locals and rapes a schoolgirl. At the trial, Grimm's brother Karl (Erik Rolf) remembers how Wilhelm came to Germany to join the Nazi party and then sent him to a concentration camp.
Director
Andre de Toth
Distributor
Columbia Pictures
Production Co
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Feb 3, 1944, Original
Runtime
1h 25m