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Posts tagged ‘Nazi’

Resistance (2011)

Directed by: Amit Gupta

3 stars

“I hope you understand”, the last words uttered in Resistance, express a sometimes futile wish. This first feature from director Gupta is at times very confusing – not because it tries to cram too much plot into its ninety-plus minute running time, but arguably too little. The story is economically told, which is often a virtue, and it quickly dispels any notion that it will be a conventional war movie. Instead, it unfolds in a leisurely but frequently elliptical fashion so that we struggle to piece together motivations and roles. Read more

The Debt (2010)

Directed by: John Madden

3 stars

Flipping between the mid-1960s and 1997, The Debt tells the story of the capture and killing by a Mossad team (Stefan, Rachel, David) of a Nazi war criminal, Dieter Vogel, the “Surgeon of Birkenau” – and the aftermath of that mission. Read more