Featuring never-before-seen film footage of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi
regime, The Architecture of Doom captures the inner workings of the Third Reich
and illuminates the Nazi aesthetic in art, architecture and popular culture.
From Nazi party rallies to the final days inside Hitler's bunker, this sensational
film shows how Adolf Hitler rose from being a failed artist to creating a world
of ponderous kitsch and horrifying terror.
Hitler worshipped ancient Rome and Greece, and dreamed of a new Golden Age
of classical art and monumental architecture, populated by beautiful, patriotic
Aryans. "Degenerate" artists and "inferior" races had no
place in his lurid fantasy. As this riveting film shows, the Nazis went from
banning the art of modernists like Picasso to forced euthanasia of the retarded
and sick, and finally to the persecution of homosexuals and the extermination
"Shocking! Includes all manner of Nazi spectacles." - J. Hoberman,
"A Masterpiece." - Variety
" Hypnotic & Horrifying!" - Jay Scott, Toronto Globe
- Scene Access
Release Year: 1991
Running Time: 119 minutes.
Color: Color & B/W