Here we see Matthias Schweighöfer as the butcher of Lyon

The filmmaker is dedicated to the last and more multi-layered roles. Now he plays the infamous Nazi pig, Klaus Barbie. The "butcher of Lyon" and was commissio

Here we see Matthias Schweighöfer as the butcher of Lyon

The filmmaker is dedicated to the last and more multi-layered roles. Now he plays the infamous Nazi pig, Klaus Barbie. The "butcher of Lyon" and was commissioned by Adolf Hitler personally, to crush the French resistance.

that's the point in "Resistance"

art is my life everything that the Frenchman Marcel Marceau (Jesse Eisenberg) wants. As a talented Pantomime who works during the day in the butcher shop of his father, he tries his dream on the small town stage to come closer and to win the heart of the politically engaged Emma (Clémence Poésy).

for the sake of a Marcel on a dangerous Mission that will change his life: 123 Jewish orphans must be saved from the German Nazis and the cold-blooded obersturmführer Klaus Barbie (Matthias Schweighöfer), and brought out of the country. Together with Emma Marcel joins the French resistance to the horrors of war to oppose. His art is the greatest weapon against the human Horror ...

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Schweighöfer is by the way also with his production company, Pantaleon on Board. Scheduled theatrical release of the 3. September. In the Following, we devote ourselves to schweighöfer's character.

Who Klaus Barbie was?

On the 25. October, 1913, was born Nikolaus Klaus Barbie alias Klaus Altmann in Bad Godesberg. As in 1933, father, and brother stu died?doctors Klaus Barbie in a deep Depression, which co-determined the course of his life. He joined the Hitler youth, in which he worked until 1935 active. The voluntary work service in a labor camp sparked Barbie in the fire of national socialist ideologies. After the meeting with Heinrich Himmler, Barbie joined the SS. Here he was entrusted with the persecution of Jews and Homosexuals. 1937 joined the Nazi party followed.

On the 20. April 1940 appointed Klaus Barbie, the SS officer. Only a few days later, he married his wife Regine. In November of the same year, he was promoted to SS-obersturmführer. Notorious for his brutal approach, took over the direction after the German troops in France were invaded. In the period between 1942 and 1944, he was merciless against the resistance movement and of the murdered individual members, earning him the name "butcher of Lyon".

Only in 1972, the "butcher of Lyon" was

tracked at the same time, he pushed forward the Deportation of the Jews more. In August 1944, as the allies of France liberated, fled from Klaus Barbie to Germany. 6. Anniversary of the "Reichskristallnacht" learned Barbie his personal highlight, as he was appointed to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer. However, the failure of the war was also a Barbie from the hunter to the hunted.

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In the following years, Barbie showed up and could lead to use of the American secret service CIC in Bolivia, a life with a false identity. At the same time, the process because of its atrocities against the civilian population and the French resistance, for which sentenced him to death began in Lyon. The penalty could not be enforced due to the absence of the offender to the full.

it was Only in 1972 felt the International League against anti-Semitism and racism to him in La Paz on.

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However, the Bolivian prevented African government delivery. Barbie acted behind the back of state power, and supported a high-ranking General in the exercise of a coup. It was only when the population elected a new democratic government, the state of Klaus Barbie of the country and handed him over to France. After a month-long trial for crimes against humanity in 177 cases, Barbie in 1987 was sentenced to life imprisonment. More than 800 people were victims.

On the 25. September, died in 1991, Klaus Barbie in Lyon's prison of cancer.

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Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 00:26

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