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The Last Days (1999)



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Steven Spielberg is the executive producer of this documentary, directed by James Moll, detailing the experiences of five Hungarian Jews who survived the Holocaust and are currently United States citizens. Made in black and white and color, the film also intercuts old photographs and archival films -- including some recently discovered concentration-camp footage shot in color. Shown at the 1998 Mill Valley Film Festival.

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Critic Reviews for The Last Days

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It offers powerful testimony to the ravages of hatred, and the resiliency of the human spirit.

August 17, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Let it be said up front that the unspeakable has to be spoken -- that every scrap of testimony to the Holocaust must somewhere be recorded; that the survivors and historians should insist on preserving every syllable...

February 6, 2018 | Full Review…

A harrowing journey.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Still very much one of the most powerful Oscar-winning documentaries of the last quarter century.

June 3, 2021 | Full Review…

Perhaps more pointedly than other documentaries on this subject, The Last Days movingly shines a harsh light on the last-ditch spasm of murder the Nazis engaged in.

June 2, 2021 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

A life-affirming and moving experience that should not be missed.

May 26, 2006 | Full Review…

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