The best movies with Hanns Zischler

List of the 10 best movies starring Hanns Zischler, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Flame & Citron (Flammen & Citronen)
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Flame & Citron (Flammen & Citronen)

Role in movie: Gilbert
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uring Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, the other drives. Until 1944, they kill only Danes; then Winther gives orders to kill Germans. When a target tells Bent that Winther's using them to settle private scores, doubt sets in, complicated by Bent's relationship with the mysterious Kitty Selmer, who may be a double agent. Also, someone in their circle is a traitor. Can Bent and Jørgen kill an über-target, evade capture, and survive the war? And is this heroism, naiveté, or mere hatred?

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The Cement Garden
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The Cement Garden

Role in movie: Father
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fter the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially self-sufficient and will be able to avoid being taken into care by the authorities. Unfortunately she also dies and Julie and Jack (the older, teenage children) decide to hide her body in the basement so that they can have free reign of their household. Soon Tom has taken to dressing as a girl whilst Sue has become increasingly reticent, confiding only to her diary, meanwhile Jack and Julie sense an attraction developing for each other. However Julie's new beau, Derek, threatens to unearth the many dark secrets within this family as he becomes increasingly suspicious of Jack.

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Clouds of Sils Maria
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Clouds of Sils Maria

Role in movie: Henryk Wald
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veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.

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The Edukators (Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei)
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The Edukators (Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei)

Role in movie: Vermieter
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hree activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.

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Francesco
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Francesco

Role in movie: Pope Innocent III
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he life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away from his father and gives all to the poor, a beggar for others, and an inspiration to friends who accept the Gospels' life of poverty. He seeks the Pope's blessing, and he endures persecution at the hands of the family of Chiara Offreduccio (1194-1253), who becomes St. Clare. Many join the order he has established and then rebel at his expectations. In near despair - and ill - he writes a Rule to take to the Pope; then, the Lord sends him a message. He dies smiling.

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Munich
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Munich

Role in movie: Hans
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uring the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

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Stations of the Cross (Kreuzweg)
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Stations of the Cross (Kreuzweg)

Role in movie: Bestatter
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aria finds herself caught between two worlds. At school this 14-year-old girl has all the typical teenage interests, but when she’s at home with her family she follows the teachings of the Society of St. Pius XII and their traditionalist interpretation of Catholicism. Everything that Maria thinks and does must be examined before God. And since the Lord is a strict shepherd, she lives in constant fear of committing some misconduct...

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The French Revolution (La revolution francaise)
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The French Revolution (La revolution francaise)

Role in movie: Goethe
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history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis XVI lost all his authority and was put in prison). The second part carries the story through the end of the terror in 1794, including the deaths by guillotine of Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Danton, and Desmoulins.

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The Meetings of Anna (Les rendez-vous d'Anna)
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The Meetings of Anna (Les rendez-vous d'Anna)

Role in movie: Hans
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nna is a film director whose job takes her all over western Europe. In each place she either already has some intimate connection, or readily makes one. People seem drawn to her, but inevitably insist on sharing their inmost secrets and discontents with her, despite her obvious and profound lack of interest in these revelations. This does not deter Anna from continuing to meet people, and she genuinely connects with them occasionally, as when she sees her mother briefly in Brussels.

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Kings of the Road (Im Lauf der Zeit)
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Kings of the Road (Im Lauf der Zeit)

Role in movie: Robert Lander
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tinerant projection-equipment repairman Bruno Winter (Rüdiger Vogler) and depressed hitchhiker Robert Lander (Hanns Zischler)--a doctor who has just been through a break-up with his wife and a half-hearted suicide attempt--travel along the Western side of the East-German border in a repair truck, visiting worn-out movie theaters, learning to communicate across their differences. The film features stunning black-and-white cinematography from Robbie Muller and a pensive score from Improved Sound Limited.

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Hanns Zischler

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hanns Zischler (born 18 June 1947) is a German actor most famous in America for his portrayal of Hans in Steven Spielberg's film Munich. According to the Internet Movie Database, Zischler has appeared in 171 movies since 1968. Known in Sweden for his role as Josef Hillman in the second season of the Martin Beck movies, though his voice is dubbed. He is sometimes credited as Hans Zischler, Johann Zischler, or Zischler. Description above from the Wikipedia article Hanns Zischler, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​
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