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Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh (2008)

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The story of Hannah Senesh, a Hungarian poet who was captured by the Nazis, while trying to rescue Jews in WWII.

Director:

Roberta Grossman
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Peter Hay Peter Hay ... Himself - Senesh Biographer
Judy Baumel-Schwartz Judy Baumel-Schwartz ... Herself - Bar-Ilan University
Michael Berenbaum Michael Berenbaum ... Himself - Holocaust Scholar
Shimon Peres ... Himself - President of Israel
Martin Gilbert Martin Gilbert ... Himself - Historian (as Sir Martin Gilbert)
Márta Ozoray Márta Ozoray ... Herself - Hannah's Classmate
Magda Csécsy Magda Csécsy ... Herself - Hannah's Classmate
Dina Schechman Dina Schechman ... Herself - Kibbutz Sdot-Yam
Eitan Senesh Eitan Senesh ... Himself - Hannah's Nephew / Giora Senesh's Son
David Senesh David Senesh ... Himself - Hannah's Nephew / Giora Senesh's Son
Aharon Megged Aharon Megged ... Himself - Author & Kibbitz Sdot-Yam Member
Surika Braverman Surika Braverman ... Herself - Parachutist
Laszlo Ritter ... Himself - Institute of History, H.A.S. (as László Ritter)
Reuven Dafni Reuven Dafni ... Himself - Parachutist, Final Interview, 2005
Judith Charody Judith Charody ... Herself - Catherine's Cellmate
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The story of Hannah Senesh, a Hungarian poet who was captured by the Nazis, while trying to rescue Jews in WWII.

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,316, 1 February 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,655, 15 February 2009
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Company Credits

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The Katahdin Foundation See more »
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Color
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