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The 81st Blow (1974)

Ha-Makah Hashmonim V'Echad (original title)
Historical documentary made up of footage and stills shot by the Nazis. A compilation of testimony from witnesses who appeared at the Eichmann trial provides a telling narrative.

Writer:

Haim Gouri
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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An historical document made up of footage and still shot by the Nazis. A compilation of testimony from witnesses who appeared at the Eichmann trial provides a telling narrative. The film's title refers to the story of a Jewish boy in one of the ghettos, who was struck with 80 blows. He survived and immigrated to Israel, where he found that no one believed his story - which for him was the 81st blow! Written by Ghetto Fighters' House

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A film by "Ghetto Fighters'" House in memory of Yitzhak Katzenelson - for the Holocaust & Revolt Commemoration. See more »

Alternate Versions

PBS edited 25 minutes from this film for its 1977 network television premiere. See more »

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Followed by The Last Sea (1984) See more »

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Country:

Israel

Language:

Yiddish | Hebrew

Release Date:

29 August 1974 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

The 81st Blow See more »

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Ghetto Fighters House See more »
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Mono
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