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About the film


auschwitz-birkenau concentration camp


Release Date: September 20, 1963

Year    :   1963
Slogan    :   «Jailer and prisoner… both haunted by the Holocaust»
Genres    :   Drama, War
Production Companies    :   Zespol Filmowy "Kamera"
Director    :   Andrzej Munk, Witold Lesiewicz
Producers    :   Tadeusz Wybult
Writers    :   Andrzej Munk, Zofia Posmysz, Zofia Posmysz
RunTime    :   62 mins.

The last film of Andrzej Munk, who died in a crash during the filming. A German woman on a ship coming back to Europe notices a face of another woman which brings recollections from the past. She tells her husband that she has been an overseer in Auschwitz during the war, but she has actually saved a woman's life. Her vision is shown and then the actual events.

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