French Canadian filmmaker writer-director François Girard, who gave us the exquisite The Red Violin in 1998, gives us another film in which a violin is important. Instead of transpiring over several centuries, this film spans the years from Hitler’s invasion of Poland to the night of a concert in 1951 to the 80s when a …
During the Nazi era the animal-loving wife of the Warsaw Zookeeper works with her husband & young son in hiding & helping 300 Jews escape from the city.
This haunting film, set in the aftermath of WWII, is one you shouldn’t miss. Click the image to read my entire review.
The heroic story of the Jews rising up against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto is told in great detail, this being one of the few instances of fighting back.
This is the story of the last few years of the life of Dr. Korczak, well known for his writing & radio broadcasts, when the Nazis forced all Jews into t. Warsaw Ghetto, and he tried to protect children in his orphanage from deportation.
Immigant Ewa obstacles when she & her sister come to Ellis Island. Bruno becomes benefactor & oppressor as she works for his revue. Her freedom comes hard.
A fascinating 5-star film by Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski explores faith and the complex history of eastern Europe. Click the title to read my entire review.
Rated R. Running time: 2 hours 30 min. Our content rating: V-7; L-2; S/N-1. For I was envious of the arrogant; I saw the prosperity of the wicked. For they have no pain; their bodies are sound and sleek. They are not in trouble as others are; they are not …
An opportunistic Nazi businessman becomes the unlikely savior of 1000 Jews during the Nazi holocaust in Poland.