Director Volker Schloendorff creates a moral thriller. Inspired by the true story of a dissident priest's temporary furlough from Dachau, this film transforms an ethical crisis into a nail biting showdown and unspeakable guilt into transcendent redemtpion. From inside the hell of the Dachau concentration camp, Father Henri Kremer (Ulrich Mattes) clings to fragile life and fading faith. But Gestapo officer Gebhardt (August Diehl), a young and ruthless lapsed seminarian, arranges a 9 day reprieve for the priest. Extras include director's interview, trailers, stills gallery, and more.
Ulrich Matthes,August Diehl,Hilmar Thate,Bibiana Beglau,Germain Wagner,Jean-Paul Raths
Director Volker Schlondorff (The Tin Drum) creates a moral thriller that "succeeds in illuminating an almost unimaginably dark story" (The New York Times). Inspired by the true tale of a dissident priest's temporary furlough from Dachau, THE NINTH DAY transforms an ethical crisis into a nail-biting showdown and unspeakable guilt into transcendent redemption.