Dramatisation of the team hoping to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann, an infamous nazi responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. It focuses on Leo Hurwitz, a documentary film-maker and Milton Fruchtman, a producer.
Paul Andrew Williams
Paul Robeson narrates a mix of dramatizations and archival footage about the bill of rights being under attack during the 1930s by union busting corporations, their spies and contractors. ... See full summary »
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One of the most profound and powerful films I have ever seen!
Despite the fact that it several hours long and there is almost no dialogue, this film is absolutely compelling without a slow or boring moment in it. It is a hypnotic and deeply moving tribute by Hurwitz to his wife but more than just a personal statement, it is a essay on the meaning and impact of life on society.
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