Triumph of the Will

Triumph of the Will

Triumph des Willens (Original Title)

Leni Riefenstahl’s Reichsparteitag film is probably the best known and most discussed work of Nazi propaganda. Beginning with the arrival of Hitler’s plane in Nuremberg, the film shows the various stations of the grand party assembly with the intent of creating a kind of Fuhrer cult. Selected narrative cuts, along with Riefenstahl’s planned sequences and documentary shots of martial mass scenes and seemingly random events, combine to glorify the Nazi regime.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By signing in, you agree to our terms and conditions and our privacy policy.

By creating an account you agree to Noxe's our terms and conditions and privacy policy.