About the film
The Axe of Wandsbek
Release Date: May 11, 1951
|Writers||:||Falk Harnack, Hans Robert Bortfeldt, Arnold Zweig|
Hamburg, Germany 1934: An executioner is needed. Teetjen makes the biggest mistake of his life. Because his butcher shop is facing bankruptcy, he agrees to execute a group of political prisoners for the Nazis. Once this becomes known, Teetjen’s life falls apart.