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The Witness House

1945. The Nuremberg Trials are about to begin; the war criminals are to be brought to justice. In a guest house of witnesses of the trials, perpetrators and victims of the Nazi crimes are housed under one roof.  Hired by the U.S. military administration as a house manager, Countess Belavar does her best to maintain a cultivated atmosphere among her guests. At first, everybody tries to adjust to the others and to the new times. But with the first testimonies in the courtroom, the past returns to haunt one and all with unspoken, unspeakable things…

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Awards

Awards

  • New York Filmfestival 2015: Gold World Medal - Bester Film (Matti Geschonneck)
  • Banff World Media Festival 2015: Made for TV Movie (Matti Geschonneck)
  • Bambi 2015: Schauspieler National (Tobias Moretti)
  • Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2016: Bestes Buch (Magnus Vattrodt)

Nominations

  • Romy Gala Austria 2015: Nominee for Favorite Actor
  • Günter Strack TV Award 2015: Nominee for Best Young Actor
  • DAfF Awards (Dt. Akademie für Fernsehen) 2015: Nominee for Script
  • Grimme Preis 2015: nominated for Fiktion (Matti Geschonneck)
  • FernsehfilmFestival Baden-Baden 2015: nominated for Fernsehfilme (Matti Geschonneck)
  • Jupiter Award 2015: nominated for Bester TV-Darsteller (Tobias Moretti)
  • Festival de Television de Monte Carlo 2015: nominated for Nymphes dOr - Films de Television (Tobias Moretti)
  • Festival de Television de Monte Carlo 2015: nominated for Nymphes dOr - Films de Television (Iris Berben)
  • Jupiter Award 2015: nominated for Beste TV-Darstellerin (Rosalie Thomass)
  • Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen 2015: nominated for Drehbuch (Magnus Vattrodt)
  • Grimme Preis 2015: nominated for Fiktion (Magnus Vattrodt)
  • Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2016: nominated for Beste Regie (Matti Geschonneck)
  • Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2016: nominated for Bester Schauspieler (Tobias Moretti)
  • Der Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2016: nominated for Beste Schauspielerin (Iris Berben)