In the latter years of the war the Nazi’s had a plan to flood the UK and US economies with false money. In order to do so they enlisted skilled prisoners in concentration camps to do this painstaking work.
We discussed the story that inspired the film, the challenges of bringing it to the screen and the themes raised by the project.
Listen to the interview here:[audio:http://www.filmdetail.com/podcast/get.php?fla=podcast-2007-10-12-13539.mp3]
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> Find out more about Operation Bernhard at Wikipedia
> Check out the IMDb pages for Stefan and Karl
> Visit the official site for The Counterfeiters
> Get local showtimes for the film in your area via Google Movies
The Counterfeiters opens in selected UK cinemas today.