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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Tom Lantos
Alice Lok Cahana
Renee Firestone
Bill Basch
Irene Zisblatt
Directors
James Moll
Screenwriters
Running Time
87 minutes

The Last Days
Powerful' documentary detailing the stories of five Hungarians during the final chapters of Hitler's Holocaust.


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Plot
The survivors to relate their own stories from the fall of Hungary under Nazi Occupation. As well as the talking-head narrative, we're faced with the juxtaposition of freshly found harrowing footage of bodies and skeletons with the return of the people to their villages and thier search for the dead in the camps.


Verdict
The use of graphic footage results in a myriad of reactions and sense of how the past begets the present finds an emotional truth that transcends any overt manipulation.


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