Prisoner of Paradise
|Release Date:||December 12, 2003|
|Running time:||96 minutes|
|Cast:||Ian Holm, Kurt Gerron|
|Director:||Malcolm Clarke, Stuart Sender|
Web Site: http://www.prisonerofparadise.com/
Description: A chronicle of the true story of Kurt Gerron, a well known and beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's. Among his greatest accomplishments, he co-starred with the legendary Marlene Dietrich in the film classic, "The Blue Angel." He also sang "Mack The Knife" in the original production of "Threepenny Opera." Ultimately, Gerron was captured and sent to a concentration camp, where he was ordered to both write and direct a pro-Nazi propaganda film.
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