Bruno Ganz, 1941-2019
The Swiss-born actor became a star through his work in German cinema, teaming up with director Wim Wenders on The American Friend and Wings of Desire. He later starred as Hitler in the historical drama Downfall and played the lead in the Palme d'Or-winning Eternity and a Day.
Staff Pick of the Day
Directed by Carol Reed
- 101 Minutes - 1953
English director Carol Reed remains best known for Oliver! and The Third Man, but a deeper dive into his filmography reveals curiosities like The Man Between, a Cold War thriller that reunited Reed with his Odd Man Out star James Mason. Mason, affecting a shaky German accent, plays a conflicted former Nazi accomplice trying to make good by smuggling British nationals to safety.