Filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev follows two Czech Holocaust survivors, Jan Weiner and Arnost Lustig, as they revisit Terezin, a labor camp where Arnost was interned for five years and Jan's mother was murdered.

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A psychological adventure unfolds as two friends take a risky road trip into the past. Together they revisit scenes of romance and humor, of narrow escapes and life-or-death confrontations. But their journey home becomes a contentious clash of personalities that will ultimately take their friendship to the brink of collapse. Written by Anonymous

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Arnost Lustig: Weiner's life story expressed some features of our time. He is not only a hero he is a hero of our time. He is a hero of time that creates millions of cowards, millions of indifferent people and you cannot blame them. People are not born to be heroes. People were born to live their lives as useful and as comfortable as possible and this makes millions of people indifferent. They are sorry when someone is killed, but they would be more sorry if they were killed. So they don't care, they don't ...
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THis movie was great. It was a DOCUMENTARY that was so interesting that it now has ME wanting to go to Europe to see all these places. I really liked how open JAN was about his memories of WW2. He and his friend have been through a lot. Jan's dad took suicide pills to avoide getting taken by tha NAZI'S.

At one point in the movie, Jan goes to find an old girlfriend. He finds her HUSBAND instead and asks to be taken to her. The husband tells JAN to "Go to Hell."

That was a strange scene.

If anybody thinks that the HOLOCAUST never happened, see THIS movie. Hitler was so evil!! I hate HITLER!!


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