Betrayal (1927)

  |  History


Betrayal (1927) Poster

The film centers on a family divided by politics. While the son, a staunch Prussian, is horrified by his father's treacherous support for the French, he equally condemns the local patriots' mindless spirit of revenge.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

6.8/10
9

Photos


See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


4 June 2019 | richardchatten
7
| The Sins of the Father
Plainly based upon a novel (originally published in 1889) which had already been filmed in 1915 and would be filmed again ten years later; the Nazi era remake would make an interesting comparison paired with this in a double bill! It takes a while to get the hang of things as characters stand about nursing old grievances looking suitably outraged and pledging undying enmity; but eventually things fall into place, and at 137 minutes one has plenty of times to get one's bearings.

Ornately mounted in wintry landscapes at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, it's sprawling narrative coalesces satisfactorily in the hands of director Gerhard Lamprecht and cameraman Karl Hasselmann, who make unfussy use of dissolves, tracks and whip pans.

More Like This

  • Cat Walk

    Cat Walk

  • Children of No Importance

    Children of No Importance

  • Somewhere in Berlin

    Somewhere in Berlin

  • This Ancient Law

    This Ancient Law

  • The Joyless Street

    The Joyless Street

  • Opium

    Opium

  • Slums of Berlin

    Slums of Berlin

  • Echoes of Silence

    Echoes of Silence

  • Diary of a Lost Girl

    Diary of a Lost Girl

  • Hell on Earth

    Hell on Earth

  • A Blonde Dream

    A Blonde Dream

  • Der Katzensteg

    Der Katzensteg

Did You Know?

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

History

Featured on IMDb

See what TV shows editors are excited about this month and check out our guide to Star Wars, video games, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com