Paragraph 175 (2000)
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Academy-award winning documentary filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman direct this harrowing, lyrical look at the persecution of homosexuals during the Third Reich. German historian and member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Klaus Muller interviews the dozen or so surviving victims, now frail and wizened, who recount their experiences. Jewish resistance fighter Gad Beck recalls how he posed as a Hitler Youth in an ultimately vain attempt at saving his lover. One man was freed from a
Sep 13, 2000 Limited
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An exquisite and powerful documentary -- one whose elegance only heightens its devastating impact.
Importante documentário que, embora burocrático em sua estrutura, traz depoimentos fortes e comoventes, revelando aspectos pouco divulgados sobre os horrores da Segunda Guerra.
Illuminating, eloquent, harrowing and, at times, surprisingly humorous account of the untold story of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals of the Third Reich.
It's a provocative subject, but one that is undermined by directors Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein's overly narrow focus.
Epstein and Friedman have clearly stumbled on priceless footage with these reminiscences.
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