Trough fabulous music, this movie tracks three generations of musicians and dancers from Russia, Germany, France and the U.S., from before World War II through the war and the Holocaust, to... See full summary »
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I saw this on tv while living abroad, when it was presented over several nights. The first night was fantastic -- and I recommended it to others on that basis. Unfortunately, the stories as they played out subsequently failed, IMO, to live up to the first couple of hours. Still, there are some strong performances and interesting situations in this series set in Europe around WW2.
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