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God on Trial (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | War  -  9 November 2008 (USA)
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Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether G-d has went against the holy covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.

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Isaac
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Alexi Kaye Campbell ...
Doctor
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Moche
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Blockaltester
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Schmidt
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Mordechai
François Guétary ...
Jacques (as Francois Guetary)
David de Keyser ...
Hugo
Agnieszka Liggett ...
Tour Guide
Louise Mardenborough ...
Emily
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André Oumansky ...
Jacob
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Wondering about the meaning and modalities of their triage, presumably to live or burn, Jewish Auschwitz barrack mates start to debate on how or why God can allow (his) people to suffer such fatal misery, which even further divides a devout father and his liberal son. They eventually form a Thora court, which hears theological argumentation as well as practical considerations. Written by KGF Vissers

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Tour Guide: Unfortunately our admission is not inclusive in your tour price, so sorry you must pay. But, um, the good news it's only 10 zlotas, so not so very bad.
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1 July 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

at first sigh, a lesson. about Shoah, faith, Judaism, resistance, hope. at the second - seductive film with a splendid performance of each actor. in fact - only a form of definition of sense in a Nazi camp. a form of fight for survive. the atmosphere, the dialogs, the tension of acting. all as parts of an admirable circle. a story who may be a parable. but, in essence, it is only slice of reality. and not just reality of Holocaust but measure of each day from each life. a terrible film. for its questions and for the images from a hell. and for precise

  • delicate manner to remember one of many trials in which God was not


only defendant but, in same measure, prosecutor.


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