DIE SPUR FÜHRT NACH BERLIN
FRG 1952. Dir: Franz Cap. 90 min. DCP
with Gordon Howard, Irina Garden, Kurt Meisel, Hans Nielsen, Barbara Rütting, Wolfgang Neuss
Czech director Franz Cap used “American methods” to shot this fast-paced action thriller about a money counterfeiting gang in Berlin shortly after the war. Almost documentary pictures show both parts of the bombed city. Almost documentary pictures show both parts of the bombed city. The grand finale takes place on the border between East and West in the catacombs beneath the ruins of the Reichstag.
Introduction: Hans-Michael Bock (on Metropolis+)
also at Metropolis cinema on 15.11.2021