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Gebürtig (2002)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music, Romance | 5 April 2002 (Austria)
A holocaust survivor now living as a respected writer in Manhattan is the only person who can identify a suspected Nazi back in his native Austria. When a beautiful reporter eager for a ... See full summary »
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Hermann Gebirtig
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Susanne Ressel
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Danny Demant
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Crissie Kalteisen
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Konrad Sachs
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Willi Klang
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Emanuel Katz
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Marketa Modra ...
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John Petschinger ...
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A holocaust survivor now living as a respected writer in Manhattan is the only person who can identify a suspected Nazi back in his native Austria. When a beautiful reporter eager for a scoop tries to lure him back, Geburtig must decide whether to confront his past. Written by Anonymous

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Gotta Watch Twice
11 October 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great setting and subject matter for a film. The perspective is very unique and the story is human and compelling. The problem is that the film has a really confusing screenplay. In all honesty the story ... originally a book ... is just too complex for the screen and this was a big challenge for the Directors.

But don't let the complexity keep you from watching the film! More so consider watching a second time after you establish who is who and where they came from. This is a film that frames the Holocaust and Vienna very well and it will appeal to those who appreciate WW2 Holocaust genre.

7 of 10 ... takes a bump for bad screenplay ... could have been magnificent.


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