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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Simon Srebnik
Michael Podchlebnik
Motke Zaidl
Hanna Zaidl
Jan Piwoski
Itzhak Dugin
Directors
Claude Lanzmann
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Plot
Railway workers, bureaucrats, technicians, coerced labourers and civil bystanders from Germany, Poland and beyond recall the processes by which millions of Jews, gypsies, gays and other so-called subversives and undesirables were murdered by the Nazis as part of the Final Solution.


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Although authenticity and reliability of this documentary as historical evidence has been questioned this epic work is still immensely powerful and moving.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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