Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

The Boys from Brazil

The Boys from Brazil
-Barry Kohler is a young Nazi hunter tracking down former members of the Nazi SS, who are meeting in Paraguay in the late 1970s. These Nazis are being led by the famous Dr. Josef Mengele, and they are planning something. An old Nazi hunter, Ezra Lieberman, is a first interested by the findings Kohler has made. But when he is informed of a part of their plan, he is eager to discover more. Liberman visits several homes in Europe and the U.S. to discover more about this "Nazi plot". And while at one of these houses, he finds something strange, which turns out to be a horrible discovery.

-Gregory Peck: Dr. Josef Mengele
-Laurence Olivier: Ezra Lieberman
-James Mason: Eduard Seibert
-Lili Palmer: Esther Liberman
-Uta Hagen: Frieda Maloney
-Denholm Elliot: Sidney Beynon
-Jeremy Black: Jack Curry/Simon Harrington/Erich Doring/Bobby Wheelock
-Bruno Ganz: Professor Bruckner
-Steve Guttenberg: Barry Kohler

Did You Know?
-During the making of this movie, the real Josef Mengele was alive in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He died in 1979, shortly after the movie was released
-Gregory Peck says that this was his only role as an unsympathetic character, as Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele

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