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Directed by Zbynek Brynych

Directed by Zbynek Brynych

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Wartime drama from the 60s Czechoslovak New Wave, directed by Zbynek Brynych.

In the Theresienstadt ghetto of Czechoslovakia, the Nazis are preparing for a visit from the International Red Cross. In an attempt to cover up the real function of the ghetto, they draft in actors for a propaganda film which will show the community flourishing, hiding their oppression and the purpose nature of the ghetto as a holding place for Jews pending their extermination.


Wartime drama from the 60s Czechoslovak New Wave, directed by Zbynek Brynych.

In the Theresienstadt ghetto of Czechoslovakia, the Nazis are preparing for a visit from the International Red Cross. In an attempt to cover up the real function of the ghetto, they draft in actors for a propaganda film which will show the community flourishing, hiding their oppression and the purpose nature of the ghetto as a holding place for Jews pending their extermination.


Extras

  • Presented in a new digital transfer with restored picture and sound
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • Reality and Illusion in Theresienstadt: a 20-page booklet essay by author and playwright Roy Kift

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5060114150829
Catalogue Number SECONDRUN087
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1963
Director Zbynek Brynych
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Second Run
Countries Czechoslovakia
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Sound Original mono (restored)
Subtitles English
Language(s) Czech, German
Running time 92 min
DVD region 2
Certificate 15

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