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The story of the Hakoah Vienna Jewish womens swim team of the 1930s, their forced separation, and their reunion decades later.

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Cast overview:
Hanni Lux ...
Herself (as Hanni Deutsch Lux)
Judith Haspel ...
Herself (as Judith Deutsch Haspel)
Anni Lampl ...
Herself
Elisheva Susz ...
Herself (as Elisheva Schmidt Susz)
Trude Hirschler ...
Herself (as Trude Platzek Hirschler)
Greta Stanton ...
Herself (as Greta Wertheimer Stanton)
Nanne Selinger ...
Herself
Ann Marie Pisker ...
Herself (as Ann Marie Pick Pisker)
Boris Eder ...
Himself, cabaret singer
Florian Schäfer ...
Himself, pianist
Rudi Luksch ...
Himself, musician
Gerhard Heger ...
Himself, musician
Fritz von Friedl ...
Dr. Rosenfeld (voice) (as Fritz von Freide)
Sandra Bohle ...
Elisheva (voice)
Stefanie Dvorak ...
Hanni (voice)
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Watermarks is the story of the champion women swimmers of the legendary Jewish sports club, Hakoah Vienna. Hakoah ("The Strength" in Hebrew) was founded in 1909 in response to the notorious Aryan Paragraph, which forbade Austrian sports clubs from accepting Jewish athletes. Its founders were eager to popularize sport among a community renowned for such great minds as Freud, Mahler and Zweig, but traditionally alien to physical recreation. Hakoah rapidly grew into one of Europe's biggest athletic clubs, while achieving astonishing success in many diverse sports. In the 1930s Hakoah's best-known triumphs came from its women swimmers, who dominated national competitions in Austria. After the Anschluss, in 1938, the Nazis shut down the club, but the swimmers all managed to flee the country before the war broke out, thanks to an escape operation initiated by Hakoah's functionaries. Sixty-five years later, director Yaron Zilberman meets the members of the swimming team in their homes around... Written by Yofi Films

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They were the champion women swimmers of Hakoah Vienna... In 1938 they were thrown out... Now they return!


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$4,837 (USA) (21 January 2005)

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$245,845 (USA) (16 September 2005)
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20 June 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Watermarks is the story of the champion women swimmers of the legendary Jewish sports club, Hakoah Vienna. Hakoah ("The Strength" in Hebrew) was founded in 1909 in response to the notorious Aryan Paragraph, which forbade Austrian sports clubs from accepting Jewish athletes. After the political unification of Nazi Germany and Austria in 1938 the Nazis shut down the club, but the swimmers managed to flee the country before the war broke out, thanks to an escape operation organized by Hakoah's functionaries.

Sixty-five years later, director Yaron Zilberman meets the members of the women's swim team in their homes around the world, and arranges a reunion in their old swimming pool in Vienna, a journey that evokes memories of youth, struggle and triumph.

(2005 Mongrel Media)


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