Gebürtig (2002)

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The terror of the holocaust proves itself to be a lasting force, even between generations, in this film about the lasting effect of this event. A man named Geburtig is the only person alive who can testify against a Nazi war criminal set to go on trial. A reporter named Susanne leaves her boyfriend, Danny, in search of the aged man and finds him, only to develop feelings for him that are beyond professional interest. Meanwhile, Danny, an actor, is preparing to play a prisoner at Auschwitz in an upcoming film and must confront his own Jewish heritage and the pain suffered by his parents.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Drama
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Studio:
Cult-Filmproduktionsges.m.b.H

Cast

Peter Simonischek
as Hermann Gebürtig
Ruth Rieser
as Susanne Ressel
August Zirner
as Danny Demant
Katja Weitzenböck
as Crissie Kalteisen
Daniel Olbrychski
as Konrad Sachs
Bruno Dallansky
as Horst Hofstätter
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The film makes the point that the average German still doesn't get what the Jew went through in the Holocaust.

Full Review… | September 16, 2004
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