Magazine article Screen International

Content Takes Rights to Eichmann Show

Magazine article Screen International

Content Takes Rights to Eichmann Show

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First look at Martin Freeman and Anthony LaPaglia in 1960s drama.

Content Media has picked up international sales rights to The Eichmann Show starring Martin Freeman and Anthony LaPaglia and will introduce at AFM (Nov 5-12).

The story tells the behind-the-scenes story of how a blacklisted TV director and an innovative producer teamed up to capture the courtroom testimony of the Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi labelled the architect of the Final Solution.

The production of The Eichmann Show will recreate the 1961 trial and use original footage.

Rebecca Front, Andy Nyman and Nicholas Woodeson round out the main cast.

Paul Andrew Williams directs from a screenplay by Simon Block. Producers are Laurence Bowen and Ken Marshall for Feelgood Fiction and the BBC.

"We have a duty to never forget and Paul, Laurence, Ken and Simon have created an astonishingly powerful and unique way to tell this extraordinary story incorporating real footage from the trial," said Content Media president of film Jamie Carmichael. …

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