The Simon Wiesenthal Center Collection
Presented by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, this eight-disc collection of documentaries chronicles the complexities of Jewish life. In "Genocide" (1982), the Nazi crimes against humanity during World War II are chronicled. "Echoes That Remain" (1991) examines Jewish life during the Holocaust; In "Liberation" (1994), the truth about the Allied campaign to liberate Europe and Hitler's attempts to exterminate Jews is presented. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, the Oscar-winning "The Long Way Home" (1997), focuses on the experiences of Jewish refugees after WWII. "In Search Of Peace: Part One: 1948-1967" (2001) documents the first two decades of Israel's existence. Inspirational stories of resistance during the Nazi regime are featured in "Unlikely Heroes" (2003). Brooke Shields narrates "Beautiful Music" (2005), about the relationship between an Orthodox Jewish musician and her student, a 9-year-old blind and autistic Palestinian girl. Also includes "Ever Again" and "I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life And Legacy Of Simon Wiesenthal." 13 1/2 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround stereo.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Documentary Feature, Best Documentary Feature
- Richard Trank
- Black & White / Color
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Jack Lemmon, Simon Wiesthenal, Richard R Seibel, Alan Dershowitz, Betty Garrett, Kevin Costner, Sarah Paulson, Pauline Kreisberg, Zvi Ahroni, Kristin Griffith, Garwin Sanford, Peter Michael Ungers, Martin Mendelsohn, Rosemary Dunsmore, Frederick Forsyth, Peter Dvorsky, Tom Butler, Rosemarie Austraat, Martin Rosen, James Purcell, Eric Keenleyside, Marvin Hier, Peter Bryant, Ben Kingsley, Nicole Kidman... More