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Ostatni etap (1948)

 |  Drama  |  21 March 1949 (USA)
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Martha Weiss, a Jew, is sent to Auschwitz concentration camp with her family. On the first day of their arrival Martha is, by a coincidence, chosen as an interpreter, but her entire family ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tatjana Gorecka ...
Antonina Gordon-Górecka ...
Barbara Drapinska ...
Marta Weiss
Aleksandra Slaska ...
Superintendent of the Women's Block
Barbara Rachwalska ...
Elza
Wladyslaw Brochwicz ...
Commandant of Auschwitz (as Wlad. Brochwicz)
Edward Dziewonski ...
Auschwitz Medical Officer
Kazimierz Pawlowski ...
Gestapo Chief
Alina Janowska ...
Mariya Vinogradova ...
Nadja, a nursing aide
Stanislaw Zaczyk ...
Tadek
Stefan Sródka ...
Bronek
Janina Marisówna ...
Deputy superintendent of the Women's Block
Huguette Faget ...
Michele, French prisoner
Zofia Mrozowska ...
Dessa - the Gypsy Prisoner
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Martha Weiss, a Jew, is sent to Auschwitz concentration camp with her family. On the first day of their arrival Martha is, by a coincidence, chosen as an interpreter, but her entire family is killed. Waiting for the Red Army to deliver them from the prison camp, the film depicts Martha and her friends' struggling life under the tyranny of camp guards and equally bad 'capos', administrative personnel chosen from among the prisoners. Written by Heikki A.

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The Last Stage  »

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The film was partly shot on location at Auschwitz concentration camp. The film is based on director Wanda Jakubowska's personal expierences as a prisoner at Auschwitz. She claimed that what helped her to survive Auschwitz was constantly thinking about the documentation of her experiences. See more »

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A great documentary about Auschwitz and women
23 July 2000 | by (University of Sussex England) – See all my reviews

Jakubowska uses documentary techniques that are quite remarkable - location shots, use of actual participants speaking their own languages to build up the experience of women being sent to Auschwitz, the death camp. A great film for Poland, for the Holocaust, for women, for resistance against fascism - but it is not quite clear where the place of the Jews in this is. There is the slogan "You must not allow Auschwitz to be repeated" and the role of the Russians as liberators is emphasised with shots of their planes overhead. Amusing to compare with Wyler's 1942 "Mrs.Miniver" - but "The Last Stage" alas is unavailable.


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