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Hans Litten vs. Adolf Hitler: To Stop a Tyrant

60’ documentary, broadcast 27th August 2011

Accompanying the original period drama is a 60-minute documentary penetrating the context of 1930s Berlin and the circumstances which prompted Hans Litten to take such an extraordinary risk.

Who was this remarkable man and how close did he really come to preventing Hitler’s rise to power? What became of him after the trial? Is it ever possible to use the law to challenge tyranny, and where are the Hans Littens of today?

Combining expert interviews with survivor testimony and original archive material this unique film explores the extraordinary story of Litten himself.

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