The Shoah (Holocaust) found in Cinema

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1.
Murderers Among Us (1946)
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After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds an ex-soldier living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences during WWII. (85 mins.)
 
2.
Ostatni etap (1948)
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Female prisoners of various ethnic background struggle to survive the hardships of Auschwitz Concentration Camp. (105 mins.)
 
3.
Rotation (1949)
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The mechanic Behnke wants to join the Nazi party to secure a good living. However, after his Jewish neighbors have been taken away... (80 mins.)
 
4.
Border Street (1948)
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The story of Polish and Jewish families living side by side in one Warsaw street. Everything changes once and for all with the Nazi invasion. (115 mins.)
Director: Aleksander Ford
 
5.
Distant Journey (1950)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Alfréd Radok
 
6.
Night and Fog (1956 Documentary)
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The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside. (32 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
7.
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
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Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. (180 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
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Diamonds of the Night (1964)
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Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another... (63 mins.)
Director: Jan Nemec
 
9.
Nackt unter Wölfen (1963)
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As rumors reach them that the Allied armies are advancing on their concentration camp at Buchenwald... (124 mins.)
Director: Frank Beyer
 
10.
Seven Beauties (1975)
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The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso. (115 mins.)
 
11.
Jacob the Liar (1974)
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A Jewish ghetto in central Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast... (100 mins.)
Director: Frank Beyer
 
12.
Holocaust (1978 Mini-Series)
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The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community. (475 mins.)
 
13.
Playing for Time (1980 TV Movie)
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Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors. (150 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
14.
Genocide (1982 Documentary)
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A chilling, heartbreaking testament to the strength and suffering of the Jewish people and the courage and heroism of those who came to their aid... (90 mins.)
 
15.
Shoah (1985 Documentary)
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Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors. (566 mins.)
Director: Claude Lanzmann
 
16.
Escape from Sobibor (1987 TV Movie)
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During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in... (143 mins.)
Director: Jack Gold
 
17.
Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
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Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp... (120 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Young
 
18.
Kornblumenblau (1989)
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A young musician uses his talents to fight for dignity and survival at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. (88 mins.)
 
19.
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
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Swedish national Raoul Wallenberg, newcomer to politics and international machinations, travels to German-occupied... (118 mins.)
Director: Kjell Grede
 
20.
Life for Life: Maximilian Kolbe (1991)
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The story of catholic saint Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941), who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz. (90 mins.)
 
21.
Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. (195 mins.)
 
22.
The Witness (1993 Short Film)
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Set in a Nazi concentration camp, The Witness shows a series of repeating set of psychological actions. A guard whose daily routine is to corral Jewish prisoners through a tunnel and into the gas chamber is watched by a Jewish little boy. (19 mins.)
Director: Chris Gerolmo
 
23.
The Truce (1997)
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Based on Primo Levi's autobiographical "The Reawakening". (125 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
24.
Forget Me Not: The Anne Frank Story (1996 TV Movie)
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A young man intrigued by the Neo-Nazi movement inadvertently takes a time-traveling trip back to the Holocaust and finds himself on a heart-wrenching, eye-opening journey with Anne Frank. (60 mins.)
Director: Fred Holmes
 
25.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
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When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
 
26.
In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997 TV Movie)
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A Rabbi in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland in 1942 fights to maintain his stance of peace and acceptance... (100 mins.)
 
27.
The Last Days (1998 Documentary)
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In late 1944, even as they faced imminent defeat, the Nazis expended enormous resources to kill or deport... (87 mins.)
Director: James Moll
 
28.
Train of Life (1998)
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In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine. (103 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
29.
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)
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A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda. (95 mins.)
Director: Donna Deitch
 
30.
Jakob the Liar (1999)
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In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out near curfew... (120 mins.)
Director: Peter Kassovitz
 
31.
Sunshine (1999)
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The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century. (181 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
32.
Uprising (2001 TV Movie)
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Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. (177 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
33.
Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001 Mini-Series)
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When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist. (120 mins.)
 
34.
The Pianist (2002)
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A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. (150 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
35.
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004 Documentary)
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The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated. (92 mins.)
Director: Daniel Anker
 
36.
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps. (285 mins.)
 
37.
Fateless (2005)
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14-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary as he is sent to a concentration camp where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish. (140 mins.)
Director: Lajos Koltai
 
38.
The Last Train (2006)
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A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945. (123 mins.)
 
39.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
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The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII. (98 mins.)
 
40.
Defiance (2008)
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Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants. (137 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
41.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
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Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Herman
 
42.
La Rafle (2010)
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A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it. (115 mins.)
Director: Rose Bosch