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Night of April 15, 1951, France. Manfred, an ancient SS officer in his thirties hindered from head to foot is resting in his cell, thinking. Tomorrow morning at 6 oclock precisely, he will lie on the guillotine, condemned to death by French courts for crimes against humanity. In the silence of his cell, a squeak is heard suddenly close the door and pulls him from his thoughts. Manfred rises and approaches the noise. He distinguishes a form that is first foreign, now come closer to the thing, he seizes up at his eyes. He is in shock. A word crossed his lips simultaneously: Donny. Manfred bursts into tears. Meanwhile, Father Andrew enters his cell. Come from afar, he is especially there for him, because Manfred seems ready to make his first confession.



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