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Video Review: 'The Last Days'

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The Last Days

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
director:
James Moll
Producer:
Steven Spielberg
distributor:
October Films
genre:
Documentary, Drama

We gave it an A

Director James Moll won a well-deserved Oscar for this Steven Spielberg-produced project, which weaves together the stories of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors to explore Nazi efforts to exterminate Jews in the final two years of World War II. The personal accounts — which include heartbreaking taped returns to death camps and hometowns, as well as a brutal confrontation with an acquitted Nazi doctor — have been combined with gruesome raw footage to devastating effect, leaving the viewer scraped hollow. A