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Claude Lanzmann directed this 9 1/2 hour documentary of the Holocaust without using a single frame of archive footage. He interviews survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis (whom he had to film secretly since they only agreed to be interviewed by audio). His style of interviewing by asking for the most minute details is effective at adding up these details to give a horrifying portrait of the events of...

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Directed by

Claude Lanzmann

Written by

Claude Lanzmann (Writer)

Runtime

566 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

shoah

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