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‘The Memory of Justice’ Clip: Marcel Ophüls’ Restored Wartime Documentary Epic Goes Inside Tragedy of War — Watch

21 April 2017 6:59 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Forty years after its initial release, a newly restored version of Marcel Ophüls’ seminal wartime documentary “The Memory of Justice” is set screen on HBO 2 on Monday, April 24, Holocaust Remembrance Day. The documentary was restored by The Academy Film Archive and Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation.

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In the film, Ophüls he explores the devastation and the destruction of war, specifically World War II and the Vietnam War. The film is a 4.5 hour epic that truly exposes the impact war has on the collective and on the individual.

Ophüls was inspired by “Nuremberg and Vietnam: An American Tragedy,” written by Telford Taylor during the Vietnam War and reflecting on issues raised during his work as Chief Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials.

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