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The Butcher (Der Bockerer) (1981)

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Karl Merkatz Karl Merkatz
Karl Bockerer
Alfred Böhm Alfred Böhm
Hatzinger
Hans Holt Hans Holt
Herr Hofrat
Erni Mangold Erni Mangold
Besitzerin des Café Tosca
Heinz Marecek Heinz Marecek
Dr. Rosenblatt
Marianne Nentwich Marianne Nentwich
Anna Hermann


Written by
Peter Preses Peter Preses
(play Der Bockerer)


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1 year, 7 months ago at Aug 25 8:08
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Austria, with its Jews, Germans, Czechs and so on is also infamous for its special dark charme and humour. And a Švejk-like naive butcher finds his way through the times of the Nazi-Reich. The familiar problems show the other side of Nazism and makes the resilient butcher a unique person. The cruelty is evrywhere and the Bockerer still belongs to the normal ones.
He doesn't let the "progr... read more
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A politically naive Viennese butcher (bockerer) manages to survive the Nazi occupation of Austria and the second world war.
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Georgini voted for a review of The Butcher 1 year, 6 months ago

“Austria, with its Jews, Germans, Czechs and so on is also infamous for its special dark charme and humour. And a Švejk-like naive butcher finds his ”

kathy voted for a review of The Butcher 1 year, 7 months ago

“Austria, with its Jews, Germans, Czechs and so on is also infamous for its special dark charme and humour. And a Švejk-like naive butcher finds his ”

Henny posted a review 1 year, 7 months ago

“Austria, with its Jews, Germans, Czechs and so on is also infamous for its special dark charme and humour. And a Švejk-like naive butcher finds his way through the times of the Nazi-Reich. The familiar problems show the other side of Nazism and makes the resilient butcher a unique person. The cruelty is evrywhere and the Bockerer still belongs to the normal ones.

He doesn't let the "progressive new system" and the zeitgeist destroy the friendship to his socialist friend and the jewish friend... but his own son is in the Nazi-uniform marches with the SA.

In a tragically funny way shows the film how absurd a lot of the dictature is ... this made the movie a succes in eastern germany... where people also tried to live their normal life underneath the radar of a repr” read more

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