Initial reviews of new German Nazi comedy Mein Führer – Die wirklich wahrste Wahrheit über Adolf Hitler (My Führer – The Truly Truest Truth About Adolf Hitler) are surprisingly poor. You’d have thought a comedy about Hitler made by Germans would be a hoot, but according to Damien McGuinness on Radio 4’s Front Row, the laughs mostly revolve around the Nazis being fat and falling over a lot.
Here’s the trailer so you can make up your own mind:
(There’s a YouTube video here that you won’t see on the RSS feed. View it on the website instead.)
It’s a shame. Some of my favourite comedies are from Germany, such as Stop! Oder Meine Mami Schiesst.