Gebirtig


1h 55m 2004

Brief Synopsis

The lives of the last witnesses to Nazi atrocities and the descendants of those whose spirit and character were destroyed by the war now come together. The post-war generation also has to rid itself of the traumas of childhood, and so Susanna Ressell sets out to find the famous Jewish composer Gebir

Film Details

Also Known As
Geburtig
Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

The lives of the last witnesses to Nazi atrocities and the descendants of those whose spirit and character were destroyed by the war now come together. The post-war generation also has to rid itself of the traumas of childhood, and so Susanna Ressell sets out to find the famous Jewish composer Gebirtig from Vienna, a Holocaust survivor, to try to persuade him to testify.

Film Details

Also Known As
Geburtig
Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video/DVD September 7, 2004

Released in United States September 7, 2004

Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (European Showcase) November 7-17, 2002.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival JUly 4-13, 2002.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 9-20, 2003.

Shown at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (in competition) February 28-March 9, 2003.

Released in United States on Video/DVD September 7, 2004

Released in United States September 7, 2004