Bach in Auschwitz

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This intensely moving film sets itself apart from conventional television history documentaries by avoiding archival footage, elaborate “production design”, re-enactments, interviews with “experts" and authoritative voice-over narration. Instead, it focusses sparingly and unflinchingly on ...Read more

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