History Film / Amen

14th Mar '17 3:55:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheSociopath: The Doctor can make himself appear charming, but he's more or less just mimicing the emotions of those around him. He genuinely doesn't see any problem with exterminating millions of people--even his AboveGoodAndEvil speech to Gerstein seems rehearsed.
31st Jan '17 2:24:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* ArgentinaIsNaziland: The film's final scene.

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* ArgentinaIsNaziland: The film's final scene.scene, where [[spoiler:The Doctor]] is preparing to catch a boat to Argentina with help from a Vatican cardinal.
30th Jan '17 10:43:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheSocialDarwinist: The Doctor, who in one scene shows up at Kurt's house with chocolates to celebrate Darwin's birthday.

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* TheSocialDarwinist: The Doctor, who in one scene shows up at Kurt's house with chocolates to celebrate Darwin's birthday. By gifting his children with an ape's skull made out of swiss chocolate, with a note inside containing a message about EvolutionaryLevels.



* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Kurt is frequently praised for his effective "disinfection" techniques by high-ranking members of the [=SS=]. He himself finds the crimes he unwittingly helped to commit horrific.

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* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Kurt is frequently praised for his effective "disinfection" techniques by high-ranking members of the [=SS=]. He himself finds the crimes he unwittingly helped to commit horrific.horrific.
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30th Jan '17 10:36:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* RaisedCatholic: The Doctor claims to be "a bit Catholic".

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* RaisedCatholic: The Doctor claims to be "a bit Catholic". It's unclear if he's just being sarcastic, though.
30th Jan '17 10:34:44 AM Morgenthaler
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* ImpliedDeathThreat: Rudolf Hoess expresses his annoyance with delays in shipments of Zyklon-B to the death camps by stating that industrialists who assist the SS with the killing of "undesirables" for reasons of profit while falsely espousing Nazi ideology have reason to fear: "We can always aryanize the aryanizers".[[note]]"Aryanization" was the Nazi term for ethnic cleansing through mass murder.[[/note]]
30th Jan '17 10:29:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: "The Doctor".

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* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: "The Doctor". He personally selects mental patients to be killed early in the war and later participates in the Holocaust.
30th Jan '17 10:27:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* RageWithinTheMachine

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* RageWithinTheMachineRageWithinTheMachine: Kurt Gerstein unwittingly becomes one of the chief organizers of the Holocaust when his chemical supplies start to be used for killing people instead of typhus. He subtly tries to undermine the actions of his colleagues by delaying shipments of Zyklon-B, but it's entirely too little to make much of a dent.
30th Jan '17 10:25:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight Screw the Rules, He's Doing What's Right!]]: When one of the cardinals expresses outrage that Riccardo has requested a papal audience for a man who is not only an [=SS=] officer, but a traitor to his country, Riccardo replies;

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* [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight Screw the Rules, He's Doing What's Right!]]: ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: When one of the cardinals expresses outrage that Riccardo has requested a papal audience for a man who is not only an [=SS=] officer, but a traitor to his country, Riccardo replies;
30th Jan '17 10:24:54 AM Morgenthaler
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** According to Wiki/{{Wikipedia}}, it had always been Gerstein's intention to sabotage the Nazi regime from within and expose everything he found; only what he found was ''way'' beyond his darkest expectations. Also, anyone expelled from the NSDAP was automatically blacklisted in Germany: re-joining the party was his only chance at getting anything like a [[{{Irony}} decent]] job.
30th Jan '17 10:24:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* UsefulNotes/ThePope: Specifically, Pope Pius [=XII=].
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