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The Last Days (1999)

Rating:PG-13 (for graphic images and descriptions of Holocaust atrocities)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:February 5, 1999
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Renne Firestone, Bill Basch, Alice Lok Cahana, Dario Gabbai, Tom Lantos
Director:James Moll
Producer:June Beallor, Ken Lipper
Writer:James Moll
Distributor:October Films

Description: This is the story of the final days of the Jews of Hungary, rounded up by the Nazis in 1944. The story is told by five people, all Americans now, who, as youngsters survived the Holocaust. The film follows them back to their hometowns, as they recount pleasant childhood memories, then, deportation to the camps, narrow escapes from execution, liberation, and their journeys to America. Building entire new lives out of their turbulent childhoods, their tenacity is uplifting and their courage inspirational.

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