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The Flat

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THE FLAT Kurt Tuchler, A Berliner
Tuchler Family Archive

The Flat

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
97 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/19/12
performer:
Arnon Goldfinger
director:
Arnon Goldfinger
genre:
Documentary

We gave it an A-

In The Flat when his German-born grandmother died at age 98, Israeli filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger joined his family in cleaning out her Tel Aviv apartment, only to unearth extraordinary family secrets, which he explores in this insightful documentary. I won’t spill those troubling discoveries, which concern a relationship, unfathomable, between Jews and Nazis. But I will salute the deftness and intelligence with which Goldfinger observes the reactions of the living to the revelations of the dead. (Also available on VOD) A-

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