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Question about Claus' wife


In "Valkyrie" she seemed very supportive. Somewhat less so in this movie, (although I think it's very understandable that she would have concerns.)

So, I'm wondering which version is closer to the truth? Does anyone know?

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That's easy - Valkyrie...

http://webpages.mcgill.ca/staff/group3/phoffm/web/stauffenberg_review. htm

This is why I rather DISLIKE this tv show. To think that the real countess Nina was still alive at the time and might have seen that travesty of her relationship with her husband... disgraceful.

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That was interesting and informative. Thanks!

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http://www.atlantic-times.com/archive_detail.php?recordID=1396

Her father is today considered “the good German,”... But [Countess von Stauffenberg] felt that in the television film and in other historical representations, she was always portrayed as an ignorant housewife who knew nothing about anything, according to her daughter in one interview... Von Schulthess considered that portrayal to be “distorted and wrong.” Presumably her mother’s assertions that she knew little about the conspiracy and the conspirators – a strategy also used at the time by her husband to try and protect her – contributed to that portrayal, said von Schulthess... Von Schulthess says that is why her mother and family were hurt by the later portrayals; for similar reasons, she stopped giving interviews.



"It is not enough to like a film. You must like it for the right reasons."
- Pierre Rissient

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