Axel Corti

Axel Corti, a broadcaster and filmmaker known for his works about Nazism and foreign immigrants in Europe, died of cancer Wednesday at 60.

Corti in 1968 started a weekly radio magazine that continued until his death. In the 1970s, his films “The Refusal” and “A Young Man From the Inn Region — Adolf Hitler,” brought him international recognition.

He was filming “Radetzky March,” a tale of the Austro-Hungarian Empire when he became ill.

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