The Nazi Officer's Wife (2003)

The Nazi Officer's Wife



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"The Nazi Officer's Wife" looks at the extraordinary and unforgettable life of Holocaust survivor Edith Hahn Beer. Born in Vienna in 1914, Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman studying law in Vienna when the Gestapo forced Edith and her mother into the Jewish ghetto. Soon Edith was deported to a labor camp, and though she convinced Nazi officials to spare her mother, when she returned home she discovered that her mother had been deported. Knowing she would become a hunted woman, Edith tore … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Special Interest
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Written By: Jack Youngelson
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On DVD: Jul 29, 2003
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All Critics (16) | Top Critics (6)

A compelling survival drama despite the mundane telling.

Full Review… | February 26, 2004
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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One of the most compelling films the Holocaust has yet produced.

Full Review… | June 27, 2003
Boston Globe
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It is a bewitching and harrowing tale of the continual submersion of self to stay alive, told by a woman who survived the impostures in which she cloaked herself.

Full Review… | June 13, 2003
New York Times
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The amazing story of Edith Hahn Beer, an Austrian Jew who survived the Holocaust by passing herself off as Aryan.

June 13, 2003
New York Post
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A powerful account of living in isolation and constant terror.

Full Review… | June 10, 2003
Village Voice
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June 12, 2003
AV Club
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