We Want the Light (2-DVD)
Director: Christopher Nupen
- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 5 hours, 30 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 24, 2009
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Kultur Video
- 2-Disc Set
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Subtitles - English, French, German, Spanish - Optional
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Featured:||Alice Sommer Herz, Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman, Zubin Mehta & Pinchas Zukerman|
|Directed by||Christopher Nupen|
The harrowing themes of Christopher Nupen's WE WANT THE LIGHT (principally revolving around Nazi concentration camps) lead to a highly moving film, as presented here. With some stunning musical contributions form performers such as Pinchas Zuckerman, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, and many others, this lauded feature is a shocking and powerful piece of work.
Description by Kultur Films:
This is a DVD about many things. It is about freedom and captivity, about emancipation, acculturation and assimilation; it is about the roles played by Moses and Felix Mendelssohn in the dream of fruitful, unproblematic integration of the Jews into German society after their liberation from the ghettos; it is about Richard Wagner and his influence on the thinking of the Third Reich but, most of all, it is a DVD about how much music can mean to people particularly in the direst circumstances. The title is taken from a poem by a 12-year-old girl, Eva Pickova, written in the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Classic | Classical Music | Documentary | Holocaust | Jewish | Jewish Heritage
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