- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 30 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 4, 2002
- Originally Released: 1998
- Label: Universal Studios
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Packaging: Keep Case
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
Additional Release Material:
- Trailer - 1. Original Theatrical
- Introduction to Shoah Foundation - Steven Spielberg - Producer
- Outtakes/Behind the Scenes Footage -
- ALICE LOK CAHANA IN AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU
- BILL BASCH AT THE MEMORIAL IN DACHAU
- TOM LANTOS AT THE DOHENY SYNAGOGUE IN BUDAPEST
- IRENE ZISBLATT FINDS HER HOUSE IN POLENA
- RENEE FIRESTONE AND DR. HANS MUNCH
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Academy Awards 1998 -
Best Documentary Feature
Sight and Sound - 11/??/1999
"...Moving....Charged with the unique qualities of documentary film..."
Entertainment Weekly - 09/17/1999
"...[Personal accounts] have been combined with gruesome raw footage to devastating effect, leaving the viewer scraped hollow..." -- Rating: A
New York Times - 02/05/1999
"...Each person's story is so compelling it is worthy of a feature-length documentary itself..."
USA Today - 02/05/1999
"...[An] expert orchestration of interviews with rare and virtually unseen footage..."
Los Angeles Times - 02/05/1999
"...Eloquent....It was directed with the utmost sensitivity by James Moll, and has a score by Hans Zimmer that is at once understated and elegiac..."
A powerful Holocaust documentary that uses actual testimonials from survivors to recreate the horrors and tragedies that occurred during Hitler's reign. Haunting, inspiring, and brutal. Winner of the Academy Award for "Best Documentary."