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The Tattooist of Auschwitz: Limited Series  Season 1, Ep 0

[TRAILER] Lali Sokolov (Jonah Hauer-King) arrives at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1942, and shortly after arrival, he is made a tätowierer. He meets Gita (Anna Próchniak) when tattooing her prisoner number on her arm. Under constant guard from a volatile Nazi SS officer Baretzki (Jonas Nay), Lali and Gita become determined to keep each other alive. Also starring Harvey Keitel as Lali in 2003, as he recounts his story to his aspiring biographer (Melanie Lynskey). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 5, 2024 - 2 comments

Movie: Atonement

[TRAILER] When young lovers Cecilia Tallis (Keira Knightley) and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy) are torn apart by a lie constructed by Cecilia's jealous younger sister, Briony (Saoirse Ronan), all three of them must deal with the consequences. Robbie is the hardest hit, since Briony's deception results in his imprisonment, but hope for Cecilia and her beau increases when their paths cross during World War II. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 27, 2024 - 4 comments

A Small Light: Complete Miniseries  Season 1, Ep 0

[TRAILER] Follows the true story of Miep Gies, a Dutch woman who risked her life to shelter Anne Frank's family from the Nazis for more than two years during World War II. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 24, 2024 - 7 comments

Movie: Summerland

[TRAILER] Reclusive and irritable writer Alice Lamb (Gemma Atherton) finds her life disrupted by the arrival of evacuee Frank, a London schoolboy who slowly breaks through her reserve as World War II rages across the channel. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 9, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: Twenty-Four Eyes

[TRAILER] Schoolteacher Hisako Oishi struggles to imbue her students with a positive view of the world despite the fact that war is looming. aka Nijushi no hitomi [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 17, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: Forbidden Games

A young French girl orphaned in a Nazi air attack is befriended by the son of a poor farmer, and together they try to come to terms with the realities of death. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Nov 14, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: The Bridge

In 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 12, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Army of Shadows

An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 26, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: The Victors

Intelligent, sprawling saga of a squad of American soldiers, following them through Europe during World War II. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 16, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: The Imitation Game

English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, helps crack the Enigma code during World War II. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 17, 2014 - 20 comments

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