150,000 Americans have landed in Normandy. Rome has fallen. The Wehrmacht has evacuated Tuscany. Three years ago we set off to the east, to save our people – as we thought. Instead, we have brought death, suffering and destruction upon millions.
"Friedhelm is in his early twenties. He’s a young, open-minded, literature-loving person. More of a pacifist, really; very critical of the regime. A dreamer, an idealist, who gets thrown into this war and, as a result, changes completely."
"To achieve maximum quality we needed the best cast we could get, the best actors we could see in these roles, by making no compromises, fighting for everyone, getting everyone into this project, getting the team into this project as well and I believe that’s the only way to create something like this."