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Touched by Auschwitz

Feature-length documentary exploring the experiences of six Auschwitz survivors, from their survival in the years after liberation to the present day.

This feature-length documentary attempts to answer one of the most profound questions of the Holocaust - what was the human legacy of the crime?

Producer and director Laurence Rees (The Nazis: A Warning from History, Auschwitz: The Nazis and The Final Solution) has travelled extensively in order to film six Auschwitz survivors along with their friends and families. Together, these sequences filmed in Jerusalem, Chicago, London, Bavaria, Krakow and Tel Aviv build into a compelling portrait of the problems, challenges and triumphs that six different individuals have experienced since the war as a result of their time in Auschwitz.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 27 Jan 2015 21:00

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Writer Laurence Rees
Director Laurence Rees

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