The nice bits.
Originally Posted by Stargazer
...but what about the portrayal of Hitler as a messiah? His celestial origin? The discussion of the Reichsmordwoche (Night of the Long Knives) - but maybe the murder of his political rivals was OK because it was 'of its time', as was the threat to those who dissented in the future? (one of the messages in the film) Or maybe Riefenstahl was so politically naive that she thought that murder was an acceptable part of politics.*
*Afterthought - well, maybe not so naive to think that, and maybe murder is still 'of its time' in politics.
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