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Witness Out of Hell (1966)

Zeugin aus der Hölle (original title)
Leah Weiss, a Polish Jew, was first forced into prostitution at Auschwitz. Afterwards, she was victimized in medical experiments. Now, twenty years later, German war crimes prosecutors hope... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Irene Papas ... Lea Weiss
Daniel Gélin ... Bora Petrovic
Heinz Drache ... Hoffmann
Jean Claudio Jean Claudio ... Charlos Bianchi
Werner Peters ... Von Walden
Radmila Gutesa Radmila Gutesa ... Elsa
Petar Banicevic Petar Banicevic ... Fischer
Alice Treff ... Frau von Keller
Hans Zesch-Ballot Hans Zesch-Ballot ... Dr. Berger
Darko Tatic Darko Tatic ... Recepcioner Alfred
Zorica Gajdas Zorica Gajdas ... Dama sa kucicima
Dragan Lakovic Dragan Lakovic
Nikola Jovanovic Nikola Jovanovic ... Posetilac dame sa kucicima
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ivo Jaksic Ivo Jaksic ... Nemacki oficir
Rade Markovic ... Dr. Berger (voice)
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Leah Weiss, a Polish Jew, was first forced into prostitution at Auschwitz. Afterwards, she was victimized in medical experiments. Now, twenty years later, German war crimes prosecutors hope she will be their star witness. But can she stand up to the shame, the publicity, and the reliving of those experiences? Written by Kittyman@peoplepc.com

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Language:

Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

1966 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Zeugin aus der Hölle See more »

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Mono
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HARDLY BELIEVABLE DRAMA
19 March 1999 | by J. SteedSee all my reviews

Very pretentious, uninspired, semi-intellectual drama, not helped much by likewise directing and unconvinced acting make this a hardly believable drama. Did anyone involved really believe in this film?


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