Tough Choices Film Series: Taking Sides


Taking Sides (German title Taking Sides – Der Fall Furtwängler) is a 2001 German-French-Austrian-British[1] biographical drama film directed by István Szabó and starring Harvey Keitel and Stellan Skarsgård. The story is set during the period of denazification investigations conducted in post-war Germany after the Second World War, and it is based on the real interrogations that took place between a U.S. Army investigator and the musical conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler, who had been charged with serving the Nazi regime.