DVD - 2016
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A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago, is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks.
Publisher: Santa Monica, California :, Lionsgate,, [2016]
Edition: Spanish subtitled version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Sep 19, 2018

Awesome performance by Canadian Christopher Plummer , Martin Landau, and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) as the state trooper.
Well written by Benjamin August, and directed by Canadian, Atom Egoyan.
Surprise ending after a film that kept us surprise and interested.

Jun 02, 2018

I just viewed this movie and it is an incredible journey of Nazi hunter and dementia. Plummer of course is excellent.

Franln May 02, 2018

The ending of this movie was quite unexpected. Christopher Plummer is a great actor.

Apr 29, 2018

Rated 10/10. Brilliant plot, and well acted! Plummer and Landau were excellent.

The ending had one of the best twists I've ever seen in a show.

Highly recommended.

Apr 20, 2018

Sit down, put the kids to bed and turn off the booze either. This is a quiet, thinking movie...beautifully acted . An absolute gem from Atom. The writing and 2 perfect actors for the principal players. Enjoy.

Apr 19, 2018

Absolutely astonishing movie by Atom Egoyan; and beautiful acting by the wonderful Christopher Plummer and late beloved actor Martin Landau. Dementias of many varieties plague us now, but this is a most compelling and riveting story about those who lived through WWII. Gripping and breathtaking; bringing alive even more of the horror and sadness of Nazi Germany and one of its horror camps, Auschwitz. The end moral twist cannot be anticipated.

Feb 22, 2018

A quality movie, overall. Well written script with interesting characters, an understated tenseness throughout, and an unexpected twist. A great performance by Christopher Plummer.

Feb 12, 2018

A pretty good movie which keeps you guessing till the end. Well acted.

Jan 28, 2018

Interesting movie.

Dec 28, 2017

I wasn't too thrilled sitting through this, but I think it stands up very well on reflection. I compare it to biblical material in that there are plenty of inconsistencies and improbabilities, and also a sense of truth and wonder. If one confines one's considerations only to the implications of 'remember', meaning might reveal itself in all its wonder.

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Jan 28, 2018

Tyler: My name's Tyler

[extends hand]

Zev Gutman: [shakes hand] Nice to meet you, Tyler. My name is Zev.

Tyler: That's a strange name.

Zev Gutman: In Hebrew, it means wolf.

Tyler: Cool.

Jun 20, 2016

There were clue crumbs throughout the film and these quotes did not help me to see the whole picture until the last scenes:

--You're lying.
-No. It's the first time I haven't lied in 70 years.
-He couldn't have known what he was doing.
--He knew exactly what he was doing.
-What? What are you talking about, Max?
Six months ago, God smiled upon me when you moved to the senior housing community. I immediately recognized you from Auschwitz, although you did not remember me. We are the last living survivors from our prison block. Besides me, you are the only person who could still recognize the face of the man who murdered our families.

Jun 20, 2016

-Nice to meet you, Tyler. My name's Zev.
--That's a strange name.
-In Hebrew, it means "Wolf."
MAX: I have planned everything for you. You must follow these steps precisely. Cross them off as you
accomplish each task.
--Were you at Auschwitz?
-No! We are too old for lies. I didn't know about Auschwitz until after the war. I was in North Africa. With General Rommel.
--You have proof?
-Yes. Over there. When I became a US citizen, the immigration officer asked me if I had ever associated with the Nazi government of Germany or worked at a concentration camp. I told the officer what I'll tell you. Yes, I served for my country. I was a soldier. I was a proud German and that's what the men did. I'm still proud of my service.


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Sep 08, 2016

With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family. Atom Egoyan film. 71%/78%


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