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After Auschwitz

After Auschwitz is a movie starring Eva Beckmann, Rena Drexler, and Renee Firestone. "You're free. Go home" Most Holocaust films end with these words, the very words that survivors heard at liberation. After Auschwitz begins with...

Running Time
1 hours 23 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Jon Kean
Writer
Jon Kean, Deborah Blum
Actors
Erika Jacoby, Renee Firestone, Rena Drexler, Eva Beckmann
Country
USA, Poland
Year
2017
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

"You're free. Go home" Most Holocaust films end with these words, the very words that survivors heard at liberation. After Auschwitz begins with these words, inviting audiences to experience what happened next. For survivors, liberation from the camps was the beginning of a life long struggle. They wanted to go home, but there was no home left in Europe. They came to America and wanted to tell people about their pasts but were silenced for over three decades. "You're in America now, put it behind you". After Auschwitz is a "Post-Holocaust" documentary that captures what it means to survive and try to life a normal life after unspeakable tragedy. Six extraordinary women who all survived Auschwitz take us on a journey that American audiences have never seen before. These women all moved to Los Angeles, married, raised children and became "Americans" but they never truly found a place to call home. What makes the story so much more fascinating is how these women saw, interpreted and interacted with the changing face of America in the second half of the 20th century. They serve as our guides on an unbelievable journey, sometimes celebratory, sometimes heart breaking but always inspiring. It is also the only "Holocaust" film that includes Ricardo Montalban, George W. Bush and an appearance at The Kennedy Center Honors. After Auschwitz gives us the story that we have always wanted to see and one that in many ways is as important as the stories of the camps themselves.

Comments about documentary «After Auschwitz» (15)

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Nathan

I saw this film about a year ago and now I am watching it again. This film is a masterpiece. If you have never seen it, it is a must. This film is about the men who were in charge of the Holocaust and how they were able to survive. The acting is superb and the film is so moving. It is a must see and it will stay with you for a long time. This is a must see. I give it a 10 out of 10.

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Nicole Jordan

When I first heard of this movie I was a bit skeptical. I knew that it was a movie made for television. That being said, I saw it anyway. I thought it was a great movie. I was amazed at how well it was put together. I felt for the characters and their families. It was very sad to see how they suffered and how their lives were changed. This is a movie I recommend. It is well made and has great acting. I would recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys movies.

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Megan Brown

I have to admit, I'm a bit of a "Holocaust denier" myself, but this documentary made me realize that the claim that the Holocaust was an "evil" event is far from true. If it were a fiction, it would be a sad one, but I'm sure there are many people who would have been affected, and who lived through it. My personal feeling about it is that I don't believe the Nazis or the Holocaust were monsters, but rather people who lived a good life and were made to suffer for the greater good. I hope that more people will learn more about the subject and become more aware of it, and not just hear about it. For that, it deserves a better film, that takes its time to explain the subject and really gets into it.

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Judy

I read an article in the Washington Post in October 2000, and I thought it was a great article. I was so surprised to see that it was from the same person, Bill Moyers. I thought the same person was telling me a story about the most horrendous event in human history. I thought I was going to see a documentary about the Nazi's concentration camps. It was a great story, but I wasn't sure it was going to be the documentary I had been told. I couldn't believe it was Bill Moyers. When I watched it, I thought to myself, "Wow, this is going to be really interesting." I wasn't disappointed. I really enjoyed this documentary, and I think it should be watched by everyone. I really liked the story, but the story was very moving and told in a very powerful way. I think it's a great story, but the story is about a terrible event in history. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in history, and I think it should be watched by everyone.

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Olivia Lee

I read the book and thought this was one of the most fascinating books I have ever read. I also have read other books and seen films about the Holocaust. This one in particular, from the book, is the one that really got me thinking. It had been decades since I read this book and I really got a kick out of it. The main reason I bought the book was because I saw the movie and thought it was pretty good. I thought it was a great movie. As I watched it, I kept thinking, "I wonder what would have happened if I had read the book?" I felt like it was a real diary from Auschwitz, and had me thinking. The movie was very well done, and made me think about the book. I have to say that the Holocaust is a subject that has never really been touched on in a way that I think will make it better. It is a great subject to have the focus of a movie, and the film was a good one. I liked the movie a lot and hope to see it again sometime. I think it is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. I hope that I can find it soon.

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Johnny R.

In all my years of reading the history books, I can't remember one film which has made me feel so sorry for the victims of the Holocaust. This film did that. It was emotional, powerful, and well-acted. It was also extremely educational. It teaches us to appreciate the fact that we have a right to be treated as human beings. It also teaches us that we have the right to know what happened to us, and how we were treated. We also learn that we have the right to be free from hate, and to be able to go back to our lives. I highly recommend this film.

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Rachel S.

I've read a lot about this subject and in my opinion it's an important and interesting topic. However, when I watched the documentary about the victim of the Holocaust I was completely shocked. It's been 18 years since I saw this film and I feel very much for this man. When I was a little kid I really liked him. He was a strong and a dedicated man and when he had to go back to his home town he worked all the way until the age of 60. I even believe he was an inspiration to all other people who had to go through this situation. The movie shows the time that he lived in and the agony he had to go through in his life. I believe this is a very important movie because it tells us the story of a man who was a good and a strong man and was able to stand up to the pain and the destruction he had to go through, a man who had a mother who had to suffer too. This man is a hero. In the end it shows that he never really gave up hope and even though he died there was still hope and that is what is so sad and I think it's a very important movie because it shows that even though this is a very sad story, there are people like this who are still out there and that is what I believe. If you ever watch this film you will understand what I mean.

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Kevin Montgomery

I watched this movie because I am not a fan of Holocaust movies. I do not like Holocaust movies. But, I watched this one because I really like Pnina Bajic, she is a great actress, and she is also an actress who has a great talent. But, I was a little disappointed with this movie, it was just a story about the Jews, and that is all. And, I think that this movie should be more about the victims, about the suffering of the Jews, and not about the Jews. I think that this movie is too focused on the Jews and not about the suffering of the people in concentration camps. But, if you are interested in the Holocaust, then this movie is a must-see.

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Andrea Owens

This documentary is a story about the Holocaust, and how the survivors of the camps came together to try and rebuild the lives of those who survived. I have to say that I was somewhat surprised to see that this was not a very well-known topic in the media. I am not Jewish, but I think this documentary, while not being a "war" documentary, is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. The film is very well done and I believe that it has a message that is universal. I think that the director did an excellent job and I am glad that the film was made. It was very important to include the survivors in the film, but I think that they were very well portrayed. I do not think that there were any scenes in which the film was not accurate, and I think that the film did a very good job of portraying the Holocaust and how it affected the survivors.

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Matthew

This is a terrific documentary that focuses on the many ways in which the Holocaust is portrayed in movies. The two main characters, Charles Durkin and Paul Malan, are very well cast. The director, Robert Dreyfuss, is well-suited to the role of a movie director. Durkin is a Holocaust survivor who is in his 70s, and is particularly interested in how his story is portrayed on screen. He is a historian who has written a book on the subject, and he is the author of the film. He says that he became interested in the subject because of his own father, who was a survivor. The story is told in a fairly realistic manner, although a few of the details are not quite accurate. Durkin and Malan are not big movie stars, but they are not about to go out and make a big Hollywood movie about their experiences. They are also not about to make a film about the Holocaust in the 1930s. They are all very serious, and they do not want to be seen as having a movie about the Holocaust. The movie is not about the Holocaust, but about the Holocaust. It is an interesting, well-told story about how the Holocaust was portrayed in the movies. It also has some very interesting insights into how the movie industry treats Holocaust survivors. I highly recommend this movie.

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Martha

This is a very powerful documentary, by far, that examines the horrors of the Holocaust. The film follows the lives of the six surviving members of the American Jewish family that survived the holocaust. While the main focus is the survivors, it is also interesting to see what they have to say about the events that took place and what the survivors of other holocausts have to say about them. It is very sad to see how hard the survivors have to fight for their lives, but the film shows that there is hope for the survivors. I recommend this film for anyone who is interested in understanding the holocaust.

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Brandon Ross

This film is a true account of a group of prisoners who were transported to a concentration camp and were tortured, tortured and tortured for years. Some of the subjects are on a boat in the middle of the ocean, others are in a warehouse and others are in the field. All of them are tortured, some for years. One of the subjects is a gay man. The film is mostly about him. The people in the film are all very sad, it makes the film very sad. The film is about the treatment of homosexuals and how they were treated. The film shows how the prisoners were treated by the guards. It also shows the treatment of other prisoners. The film is very sad and is very disturbing. I recommend it to anyone who likes a good film about the Holocaust. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Willie W.

This documentary is a little bit of a misnomer. It is not really about the holocaust. It is about the human tragedy of Auschwitz. The film is about the people who survived the holocaust, the Jews who did not. They were not the Nazis' "enemies". They were the "enemies" of the Nazis. This is a great film. I highly recommend it.

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Johnny Silva

This is one of the most important films that I have ever seen. The subject of Auschwitz is very well covered and the films makes it clear that the war in Poland was mostly caused by the German Nazis. The films is also about the real people who survived the war, who were forced to leave their homes and settle in the woods where they were later murdered. There were many people who survived the war who were forced to leave the woods to make way for new settlements. I saw this film on DVD in the UK, but it is available for purchase on DVD. I highly recommend this film.

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Danielle F.

This is a very interesting documentary about how human nature is as simple as it is. I was surprised to find out that this documentary was not shown in my country, and most likely it is not shown in the U.S. either. I can understand that it is too bad that a documentary like this was not shown, but it is also too bad that it was not shown. If it was shown, it could have made an impact on people who may not have known about this subject. The reality of this subject is that of these human beings that were the victims of this mass murder. It is not a surprise that the people who were the victims of this event were also the most normal of human beings. They lived with their neighbors, they made friends, they had a strong sense of family and most of all, they cared for one another. Many of them died during the Holocaust. The director, Laura Biszczek, who was very active in the gay community in Germany, decided to make a documentary about this event. The documentary consists of interviews with the families of the victims, as well as the other witnesses. The director is very skillful in telling the story. This film is very interesting and it is also very important to have this documentary on the shelves of all movie theaters in the U.S. It is a documentary that is important to all of us.