Heir to an Execution: A Granddaughter's Story


1h 39m 2004

Brief Synopsis

As the the eldest granddaughter of executed traitors Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, filmmaker embarks on a quest to understand who her grandparents were and how this could have happened to her family. What choices were the Rosenbergs faced with and what did they die for? What is "guilt" and what is "in

Film Details

Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

As the the eldest granddaughter of executed traitors Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, filmmaker embarks on a quest to understand who her grandparents were and how this could have happened to her family. What choices were the Rosenbergs faced with and what did they die for? What is "guilt" and what is "innocence?" And finally, how do these questions affect a family legacy?

Crew

Nancy Abraham

Supervising Producer

Dennis Adams

Artistic Advisor

Matthew Akers

Cinematographer

Thomas Ambrose

Creative Consultant

Thomas Ambrose

Camera

Jamie Baker

Sound Editor

Mark Benjamin

Camera

Alrick Brown

Transcripts

Matthew Caron

Production

Jennifer Chiurco

Production

Wendy Jo Cohen

Camera

Richard Corey

Artistic Advisor

Richard Corey

Archival Footage

Eric S Davies

Editor

Stephen Dembitzer

Associate Producer

Angela Ellis

Assistant Editor

Angela Ellis

Production Associate

Ken Eluto

Editor

Emily Gann

Production Coordinator

Lori Goldston

Music

Kyle Hanson

Music

David Hocs

Sound

Matthew Howe

Camera

Leo Jacobo

Camera

Charles Keller

Artistic Advisor

Rockwell Kent

Artistic Advisor

Caroline Kim

Sound

John Kirby

Creative Consultant

Tim Kirby

Production

Peter L'official

Transcripts

Al Levin

Creative Consultant

Daniel Levin

Production

Jennifer Levin

Production

Marc Levin

Producer

David Levine

Music Supervisor

Daniel Luskin

Production Associate

Ivy Meeropol

Producer

Ivy Meeropol

Cinematographer

Nathaniel Mendelsohn

Production

Arnold Mesches

Artistic Advisor

Witt Monts

Camera

Sheila Nevins

Executive Producer

Gabriel Noble

Transcripts

Julius Onah

Production

Steve Pequignot

On-Line Editor

Daphne Pinkerson

Producer

Daphne Pinkerson

Camera

Daniel Praid

Technical Director

Daniel Praid

Associate Editor

Damian Rodriguez

Assistant Editor

Juan Sanchez

Artistic Advisor

Matthew Schroeder

Production Associate

Martha Skolnik

Production

Michael Skolnik

Associate Producer

Roisin Timoney

Production

Tony Volante

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Brett Wiley

Camera

Michelle Zaretsky

Assistant Editor

Michelle Zaretsky

Researcher

Film Details

Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States June 2004

Aired in United States on Video/DVD September 14, 2004

Aired in United States September 14, 2004

Aired in USA on HBO June 2004.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Documentary Competition) January 15-25, 2004.

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival May 1-9, 2004.

Digital Video

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