Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women


1h 48m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Telefilm depicting two stories from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. The first story focuses on Gertruda Babilinska, a Polish Catholic housekeeper who devoted her

Film Details

Also Known As
Mamusha, Woman on a Bicycle
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

Telefilm depicting two stories from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. The first story focuses on Gertruda Babilinska, a Polish Catholic housekeeper who devoted her life to raising and protecting a young Jewish boy, Mickey. The second story introduces Marie-Rose Gineste, a French woman who slowly finds herself assisting the Resistance movement by delivering underground pamphlets from town to town on her bicycle and who later hides Jews from Nazi persecution.

Film Details

Also Known As
Mamusha, Woman on a Bicycle
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States October 5, 1997

Aired in United States on Video April 21, 1998

rtg MPAA PG-13

First telefilm in the "Rescuers" project of three films from Barwood Films and executive producers Barbra Streisand and Cis Corman.

The two stories are entitled "Mamusha" and "Woman on a Bicycle."