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The Writing on the Wall [Das Zeichen an der Wand]

The play was influenced by Adolf Eichman's trial in Israel. The protagonist is represenative of Eichman, a leading Nazi perpetrator who escaped to South America following the war. The perpetrator’s capture is facilitated by a survivor of the concentration camps. In an ironic twist, the businessman survivor’s life is saved by the Eichman character’s daughter, a prosecutor committed to bringing ex-Nazis to justice.