Near the end of WW 2 10-year-old Jojo adores Hitler, whom he imagines is his companion, but changes when he meets the Jewish girl his mother has hidden in their house.
Director Chris Weitz and scriptwriter Matthew Ortontell the story of the Israeli capture of the Nazi who prompted writer Hannah Arendt’s controversial phrase “the banality of evil.” As played by Sir Ben Kingsley, Adolf Eichmann is more than the faceless bureaucrat devoid of ideology she had depicted, he is part of the unrepentant Nazi community …
A handsome Brit & a lovely French partisan team up in Casablanca to kill a Nazi official; having fallen in love, they marry & have a child in London & then the Brit is ordered to kill her because she is a spy.
A gripping, thought-provoking drama about the investigation leading to the 1963-65 Frankfurt Auschwitz trials of ex-Nazis. Click the image to read my entire review.
During the Nazi era a Parisian mime who includes a mockery of their salute is sent to a camp to direct a children’s play for the benefit of a Red Cross inspection team & turns it into an act of defiance & unmasking of evil.
With American G.I.s just outside Paris a Swedish diplomat tries to persuade the Nazi General in charge to refuse to carry out Hitler’s order to destroy the city.
During the last months of WW Two 5 tank crew members form a family as they fight their way toward Berlin. One of them is a greenhorn cruelly taught to kill.
Documentary, Not Rated. Running time: 1 hour 33 min. Our star rating (1-5) 5 Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and …
The Life, Convictions and Martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Running time: 2 hours. This two-hour documentary would be an excellent resource in accompaniment with the PBS dramatic film we reviewed in the last issue—Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace. This is a first class production with lots of archival newsreels of the Nazi era and specially filmed …
Jakob, a mild-mannered Jew in a Polish ghetto hides a girl escaped from a train & makes up stories about Allied victories, bringing hope to fellow prisoners.