• Duration0:52 min

They know death. They are the only ones who are legally permitted to kill. Each of them kills in his own way. Always before daybreak. They carry out the sentences of the people. They are part of us. Our dark side. The last hangmen of Germany, France, Spain, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Russia, Romania and Poland have faced the camera. They are the last eyewitnesses of our 800-year history of executions. They offer us a dramatic look into their lives - and our own.

  • Country: Germany