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The Optimists (2001)

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A recounting of the rescue of 50,000 Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust by their friends and neighbors.


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A recounting of the rescue of 50,000 Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust by their friends and neighbors.

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21 October 2005 (USA)  »

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Optimisták  »

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30 January 2002 | by (ATL, GA) – See all my reviews

The Film shows something what I have been missing in the last years: The human side of the human beings. Not only homo sapiens but also homo homos. If you want to find out some other dimensions of being human worth while, then watch this film. It will give you food for thoughts. Above all food for what we forget often: to be human beings.

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