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A fictional chronicle in four parts based on real events. The Family Weiss
The Family Dorf with 1: The Gathering Darkness
Berlin 1935: prosperous Jewish physician Josef Weiss and his family celebrate the marriage of his son, Karl, to Inga, a Catholic. The occasion is soon to be overshadowed by events in Hitler's Germany; events which will benefit others such as Erik Dorf , an impoverished young lawyer who joins the ss.


Unknown: Josef Weiss
Unknown: Erik Dorf
Written By: Gerald Green
Produced By: Robert Berger
Produced By: Herbert Brodkin
Directed By: Marvin Chomsky
Josef Weiss: Fritz Weaver
Berta Weiss: Rosemary Harris
Rudi Weiss: Joseph Bottoms
Karl Weiss: James Woods
Anna Weiss: Blanche Baker
Moses Weiss: Sam Wanamaker
Inga Helms Weiss: Meryl Streep
Erik Dorf: Michael Moriarty
Marta Dorf: Deborah Norton
Uncle Kurt Dorf: Robert Stephens
Eichmann: Tom Bell
Helena Slomova: Tovah Feldshuh
Herr Palitz: Marius Goring
Muller: Anthony Haygarth
Himmler: Ian Holm
Uncle Sasha: Lee Montague
Lowy: George Rose
Heydrich: David Warner
Hoefie: Sean Arnold
Hans Frank: John Bailey
Hans Helms: Michael Beck
Rahm: John Collin
Hoess: David Dakeb
Karp: Vernon Dobtcheff
Biberstein: Edward Hardwicke
Ohlendorf: Nigel Hawthorne
Frau Lowy: Kate Jaenicke
Dr Kohn: Charles Korvin
Herr Helms: Werner Kreindl
Zalman: Stanley Lebor
Aaron: Jeremy Levy
Blobel: T P McKenna
Kaltenbrunner: Hans Meyer
Frau Palitz: Nora Minor
Maria Kalova: Irène Prador
Felseher: George Pravda
Tesch: Oscar Quitak
Levin: Osman Ragheb
Nebe: John Rees
Fr Lichtenberg: Llewellyn Rees
Kovel: Toby Salaman
Analevitz: Murray Salem
Frau Helms: Nina Sandt
Weinberg: Cyril Shaps
Cassidy: Robert Sherman
Rabbi Samuel: Gabor Vernon
Frey: Peter Vogel

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