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, CA] : Lionsgate, [2016]
Edition: Spanish subtitled version
Branch Call Number: MOVIE REMEMBER
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Jan 16, 2021

Unbelievable film that keeps you interested from the very first second to the very end.... incredible acting and quite an amazing narrative with twists and turns you wouldn't expect. Amazing!

Jul 11, 2019

My mind was wandering watching this and then.....bam!

Apr 28, 2019

A truly different perspective of the search for Nazi war criminals. I think the ending is an excellent example of deus ex machina. Christopher Plummer does not disappoint. In fact, all the actors excell as does Martin Landau.

Mar 30, 2019

A enthralling mystery and thriller of step-by-step investigation of tracking down a Nazi from Aushwitz death camp in Poland.

A good movie for whomever likes a good story about evil Nazis and a good story to teach/learn about the holocaust.

Oct 13, 2018

Egoyan has been making films for 20 years and still hasn't cultivated any storytelling skills. The surprise ending might have seemed effective in capable hands. See the indignities of old age ravage fine actors Plummer and Landau, cast in such a mediocrity in their twilight years.

Oct 11, 2018

This is one of the cleverest films I have ever seen. I had to watch it twice and was amazed at what was achieved here. Astounding. Makes a person question everything.

Oct 06, 2018

I agree with some of the others who have reviewed the film. It stays with you long after you've viewed it. Excellent film with a powerful performance by our beloved Christopher Plummer.

Sep 28, 2018

A film I thought about for many days.

Sep 27, 2018

Interesting twist on classic Nazi hunt story. Christopher Plummer plays an old man with dementia who has been tasked by his retirement home friend Max to find an old Nazi who was a soldier at Auschwitz. The old man Zev can barely remember his name and is often looking for his wife who past away years ago. Max is physically disabled and very weak, but his mind is razor sharp and he plots his revenge strategy using Zev as his instrument. You're thinking, let it rest, but many Jewish families will never let it rest—having lost so many relatives in the camps. Some Nazi’s got away with their activities and escaped trial and judgment. This DVD portrays old men trying to live with past, some of which is forgotten, hidden, ignored or denied, but when confronted with the truth that past must be acknowledged. Brilliant performances by Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau.

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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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