Arthur Miller and Vanessa Redgrave Meet in Playing for Time

April 24, 2015 8:52 PM

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The forthcoming 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War marks also the anniversary of the discovery and closure of the Nazi extermination camps and of the respective death and freeing of Anne Frank and Fania Fenelon, the two iconic figures of death camp suffering. In an exclusive interview with director-producer Linda Yellen, who produced 35 years ago the now classic television-film Playing for Time, we will examine the various approaches of cinema on the subject of the Holocaust.

Spring of 1945: As the allied forces were closing in on Nazi Germany, young men from both the US and Soviet armies were reaching the fenced boundaries of military compounds of an extraordinary nature. At first glance these buildings, surrounded by rusty barbed wire and watchtowers, looked like the t...

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