Hannah Kaufman and her family from the time of the Nazi Occupation of Prague through her experiences in the transit camp of Theresienstadt (modern Terezin). During World War II and the Nazi occupation of Czechoslavakia, a couple, Josef and Marie, decide to hide a young Jewish neighbor in their small apartment.
They keep getting a visit from their neighbor, Horst, who is a German sympathizer who has his eye on Marie. Cast: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Corinna Harfouch, Ulrich Matthes.
Special features: Commentary by director Edward Zwick, return to the forest: The making of Defiance, Children of the Otriad: The families speak, and more. Features Millie Perkins as the insightful 13 year old biographer of her family's two-year hiding in an Amsterdam attic.
Originally produced as television programme in 1988. After these atrocities become known, customers start to boycott his store, his wife takes her life and he eventually shoots himself. Cast: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Brian Webber, Ian Mc Kellen, Mick Jagger. Cast: Ester Spitz, Gerard Thoolen, Kitty Courbois, Frank Rigter.
Six weeks after its premiere, the film was banned and the director Harnack left East Germany to direct only in the West. Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish to avoid even worse persecution. "Between Silence and License: The Representation of the National Socialist Persecution of Homosexuality in Anglo-American Fiction and Film" History & Memory: Studies in Representations of the Past 15. This interpretation of the life of a Jewish girl in Holland -- who escapes being sent to German death camps in 1942 while the rest of her family is deported -- is loosely based on the autobiographical novel by Marga Minco.
ignore the callous policies of their government or send the refugees back to certain death? Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops. Special features : Optional commentary with director Stefan Ruzowitzky ; The making of Counterfeiters ; interviews ; Adolf Burger's artifacts ; Q&A with director Stefan Ruzowitzky ; deleted scenes ; original theatrical trailer. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine.
Based on the book "The Boy in the striped pajamas" by John Boyne. Cast: Gregory Peck, Laurence Oliver, James Mason, Lilli Palmer. "Hollywood Version of the Holocaust." In: Indelible Shadows: Film and the Holocaust / Annette Insdorf. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust.