Vassman, Huh? | Night & Day | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida

Vassman, Huh?

When Jon Daly’s riveting indie film The Aryan Couple debuted in November 2004, most movies theaters weren't on the shortlist for the initial screenings. So now that the film’s finally here – showing at various theaters in Broward and Palm Beach counties – let’s hope its stay is longer than a week. Set in World War II-era Germany, Daly’s film follows the Krauzenbergs, a wealthy Jewish couple who agree to give the Nazis their business in return for the safe passage of their entire family out of Germany. It’s a precarious situation, to be sure (can they really trust the Nazis?), but gets even more complicated. Hans and Ingrid Vassman, the Krauzenbergs’ would-be Aryan servants, reveal their Jewish heritage… but it’s too late. The Vassmans must find their own way out. Their only hope lies in surviving the scariest game of good cop/bad cop ever played – the power struggle between Heinrich Himmler and Adolph Eichmann. The Aryan Couple opens Friday and runs through at least March 2. Check local showtimes in the Film section.
Feb. 24-March 2
KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Jason Budjinski

Latest Stories