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German Satirical Novel about Return of Hitler to Become Movie

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A best-selling German satirical novel about the return of Adolf Hitler to modern-day Germany is being adapted into a film.

“Er Ist Wieder Da,” German for “He’s Back,” sold 1.3 million copies in Germany after its 2012 release. In the book, Hitler awakens in modern-day Berlin and garners enough attention to become host of his own comedy TV show.

The movie will be released by Munich-based Constantin Film, according to The Associated Press, and the book’s author, Timur Vermes, will write the screenplay. It is targeted for release in 2015.

An English translation of the book, “Look Who’s Back,” will be released in April.

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5 Responses to “German Satirical Novel about Return of Hitler to Become Movie”

  1. Let me guess…Is it going to be entitled “SPringtime for Hitler”?

  2. …because they miss him, of course.

  3. Cody Flecker says:

    Hitler made the trains run on time. The U-Bahn is the finest urban train system and the safest system in the entire world. I wish there was a safe system in the USA, but none exist.

  4. Hitler is awaiting the Judgement of the Great White Throne, where he will be thrown into the eternal Lake of Fire that YAHV'E has prepared for him and all the followers of Satán….O-bam*-a will follow right behind… ¡Israel, la nación eterna!

  5. Terry Beals says:

    I don't know anything about this but there is not "comedy" to be found in Adolf Hitler. I believe it is a ploy to upset the populace.

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