Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005)

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The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps.

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 Himself - Narrator (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Hosted (6 episodes, 2005)
Gert Heidenreich ...
 Narrator in German version (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Narrator (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Rudolph Höss (6 episodes, 2005)
Klaus Mikoleit ...
 Henrich Himmler (6 episodes, 2005)
Grazyna Blecka-Kolska
(4 episodes, 2005)
Klaus Michal Zejdler
(4 episodes, 2005)
Dario Gabbai ...
 Himself - Jewish Prisoner, Auschwitz 1944-1945 / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
Oskar Gröning ...
 Himself - SS Garrison, Auschwitz / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
Libusa Breder ...
 Herself - Jewish Prisoner, Auschwitz / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
Eva Mozes Kor ...
 Herself - Jewish Prisoner, Auschwitz / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
Jozef Paczynski ...
 Himself - Polish Political Prisoner, Auschwitz (3 episodes, 2005)
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An in-depth visual and verbal account of one of the most notorious episodes of World War 2. Using location shots and combining CGI, for a 3-D realism, this is a documentary, through a timeline, showing its conception, ideals, horrors and liberation of the Death Camp that is Auschwitz and its role in "The Final Solution". Using reconstructions of key events by actors playing major Nazi hierarchical roles and real interviews from parties of all sides; ex-prisoners, old Schutzstaffel (SS) members and witnesses. Using archive footage conjoined with reflective, contemporary imagery it is a vivid and thorough historical telling of the atrocities of a political ideology that gave nothing but fear and death. Written by Cinema_Fan

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So far the most complete audiovisual work about the biggest factory of death of all the times.
9 March 2005 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Laurence Rees tells the most appalling story you have ever heard. Though the documentary is centred on the history of Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp, it also explains the Holocaust as a whole. 'Auschwitz' is made up of 4 elements: Dramatic reconstruction with native actors, high quality computer generated imagery, interviews of eye-witnesses, and astonishing archive footage. The actors play honestly their characters, and perfectly show the unforgivable and cold minded zeal of SS men. The interviews of (former?) Nazis and victims give a crucial human touch to this documentary. The BBC proves, one more time, that quality can go along with TV programme.


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