Between 1906 and 1913, Adolf Hitler, a struggling young artist, and Sigmund Freud, who had recently discovered psychoanalysis, lived not far from each other in Vienna. This film examines the philosophies and strangely parallel existences of two historical figures critical to the 20th century.
Gemini Nomination for Best Biography & Best Documentary Series
Director's Guild Award Nominee
Winner Best Direction, Hugo Awards, Chicago
World Film Fest Award, Houston
Screening at the 60th Annual Conference of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Toronto, Sept. 2010
"In my eyes, both Hitler and my grandfather were false prophets of the 20th century." Sophie Freud, Boston
"Becker uses archival and new material with masterful editing touch."
John Goodman, Vancouver North Shore News
"Freud goes up in smoke." Judy Gerstel, Toronto Star
"Definite irony" Catherine Monk, Georgia Straight
"Riveting" Jewish Tribune
"Pick of the week" NOW magazine