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The Optimists

The Optimists (2005)

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Movie Info

The Bulgarian Jews were the only Jewish population in Europe to almost entirely survive the Holocaust. This documentary focuses on their story and the families who saved them. On 9 March 1943, police arrived at the home of Jacky Comforty's family in Bulgaria. At gunpoint, Jacky's family marched to the deportation center set up at a neighborhood school. The four Comfortys scheduled to depart for Poland that day were among the 8,500 Bulgarian Jews targeted first for extermination. Just a few days

Unrated,

Drama

Jacky Comforty, Lisa Comforty

Castle Hill Productions

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November 15, 2012 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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