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The Memory Thief (2007)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  14 April 2007 (USA)
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A growing obsession with the Holocaust exacerbates the mental breakdown of a lonely tollbooth operator.

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A growing obsession with the Holocaust exacerbates the mental breakdown of a lonely tollbooth operator.

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What if your past belongs to someone else...?

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Both Zev and Mr. Zweig are too young to be actual Holocaust survivors. They would have been babies during 1939-1945, and they would also not be marked with identification tattoos. See more »

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Lukas: I have a hard time remembering my own past, so I remember the pasts of others.
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Shoan memoirs transform young Christian man in the Jew of then Nazi-occupied Europe with dare personal consequences in modern California, US.
21 June 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Time and tide wait no man.

Lesser and lesser number of witnessing the history-in-making are around since the WWII ended.

Remembering the past helps making fewer mistakes in the future-theoretically.

Holocaust, Jewish shoan is a lesson for all humankind.

Denying existence of this tragedy is a crime in civilized world.

Denying existence of this tragedy is a practice in terror-infested parts of the world.

New times bring new approaches to keeping memory of this crime against humanity alive.

Modern audio-video techniques are a tool to memorize materialized horror of survivors.

A mother-loving home-boy young Christian man involved in activities of a local Holocaust Society to make a video archive of memories shared by aged Holocaust victims.

A pressure of the heard transformed him in the Jew of then Nazi-occupied Europe with dare personal consequences in modern California, US.

Understanding the best of movie makers' intentions hardly avoids ambiguity of their de facto conclusions such psycho-pressure hyperbolised has lead factually to.


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