Cast: Sunnyi Melles, Tobias Engel, Heinz Trixner, Ingrid Burkhard. Based on true events during the Battle of Berlin in World War II, about two women who find each other.Follows two lovers--one Jewish, one Aryan--in pre-war Vienna who are blind to the inhumanity which surrounds them. One is single, Aimee, the other, Jaguar, is unhappily married with 4 children.
The Silberstein's are a large and close knit extended family living in Czechoslovakia.
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.
Full of tension but at times funny and ultimately tragic, Anne Frank's Diary manages to create a truthful and timeless picture of domestic life, while never letting us forget the extraordinary threat that awaits Anne and her family if they are discovered. Cast: Blanka Waleska, Otomar Krejca, Viktor Ocasek, Zdenka Baldova, Jiri Spirit, Eduard Kohout.
This televised version is the first authorized film based on actual entries of the real diary. One of the first theatrical films about the Holocaust, banned for decades in the Czech Republic and then rediscovered, follows the struggles of Dr. Cast: Boleslav Polivka, Csongor Kassai, Jaroslav Dusek, Anna Siskova, Jiri Pecha, Martin Huba, Simona Stasova, Vladimir Marek, Jiri Kodet.
Bonus features: "Friendship beyond the fence" featurette (ca. A band of Nazi leaders, escaped from postwar Germany, scheme to return to power. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest.