When Jaguar's husband, who is a German soldier, finds out about the relationship of his wife to Aimee, nothing but trouble ensues. Inspired by the real life heroics of Nicholas Winton who saved hundreds of Czech Jewish children from the Nazis.The Silberstein's are a large and close knit extended family living in Czechoslovakia.There he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love. 2 (2003 Fall-Winter) UC users only Directed by Jan Nemec. The film is a hallucinatory moment, virtually without dialogue and handles one man's feverish attempt to steal a loaf of bread from a Nazi-guarded train. The author sued to insert a disclaimer before the title that a fictional Nazi family introduced in this film and the young Jewish girl could never have had the relationship shown, a relationship contrary to her book and her experience.Screenwriter Maurice Noel added the Nazi family whose father is a VIP in the Nazi youth, whose son is a Nazi soldier, and whose daughter makes friends with the Jewish Sara while the two are in the hospital. Cast: Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn, Waldemar Kobus, Derek de Lint, Christian Berkel, Dolf de Vries, Peter Blok, Michiel Huisman.Based on the book "Defiance: the Bielski Partisans" by Nechama Tec. The film goes beyond the theme of war and anti-Nazism to concern itself with man's struggle to preserve human dignity. An extraordinary portrayal of humanity set during one of history's most inhumane periods.Special features: Commentary by director Edward Zwick, return to the forest: The making of Defiance, Children of the Otriad: The families speak, and more. Features Millie Perkins as the insightful 13 year old biographer of her family's two-year hiding in an Amsterdam attic.Special DVD features (Side A): Optional audio commentary by George Stevens, Jr. Cast: Iain Glen, Tamsin Greig, Ellie Kendrick, Ron Cook.
This televised version is the first authorized film based on actual entries of the real diary. One of the first theatrical films about the Holocaust, banned for decades in the Czech Republic and then rediscovered, follows the struggles of Dr. Cast: Boleslav Polivka, Csongor Kassai, Jaroslav Dusek, Anna Siskova, Jiri Pecha, Martin Huba, Simona Stasova, Vladimir Marek, Jiri Kodet.She escapes and joins the resistance, and under the false name Ellis de Vries she meets SS-hauptsturmfuhrer Ludwig Muntze on a train smuggling weapons. The meeting is comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. "From 'Alien Person' to Darling Lilli': Lilli Palmer's Roles in British Cinema." In: Destination London: German-speaking emigrés and British cinema, 1925-1950 / edited by Tim Bergfelder and Christian Cargnelli. (Full text available online [UCB users only]) Directed by Kurt Maetzig. Kleinau, Hans-Georg Rudolph, Albert Garbe, Helmuth Hinzelmann, Inge Keller, Yvonne Merin, Kate Scharf.