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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
Branch Call Number: DVD Remember
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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Ky68RasK
Aug 18, 2017

Great movie. A man suffering from Dementia goes on trip to find a Nazi criminal and also finds himself.

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mamabadger56
Jun 08, 2017

Wonderful acting, some surprising plot twists, and in spite of the improbability of some of the events, a great story. One of Atom Egoyan's better films.

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VonHafenstaaad
May 13, 2017

Average outing from Atom Egoyan- not his worst but not his best either. Worth watching for Christopher Plummer- it's a masterclass in acting.

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brovnikdu
May 13, 2017

Great movie. The acting is superb.

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smarjano
May 05, 2017

Escape from a nursing home, escape from a hospital, quality hotel check-ins without a credit card, police unable to trace the movements, double border crossing using the same trick - this movie certainly insults the common sense of viewers, let alone of the professionals who work in these services. Even considering the dementia of the main character, his behaviour in the movie does not support the final twist. Best moments - great acting from all the well-known German actors.

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tj_is_cool
Mar 21, 2017

Started off very depressing as a senile old man looked for potential Nazi guards for revenge. But the ending was unexpected.

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marieloudavril
Mar 11, 2017

Great movie. Best acting performance of Christoper Plummer.

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COURIER3
Jan 15, 2017

Ever since Christopher Plummer denounced Sound of Music which made him famous, I have no respect for him. Hard to believe someone with dementia could carry out the instructions to hunt down Nazi's connected to mass killings at Auschwitz. I was disappointed, to much of a stretch.

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uncommonreader
Dec 19, 2016

It is such a pleasure to watch the masterful Christopher Plummer in an amazing performance.

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GR8SK8
Dec 13, 2016

Great acting, best movie i've seen in a while. Recommended.

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jimg2000
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.
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-He couldn't have known what he was doing.
--He knew exactly what he was doing.
-What? What are you talking about, Max?
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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.

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jimg2000
Jun 20, 2016

-Nice to meet you, Tyler. My name's Zev.
--That's a strange name.
-In Hebrew, it means "Wolf."
--Cool!
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MAX: I have planned everything for you. You must follow these steps precisely. Cross them off as you
accomplish each task.
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--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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gsoone
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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