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Three Days in Auschwitz Review

Cinematic Notes

Reviewed by Mason Manuel

The atrocities of the Holocaust remain so pivotal to this day that the countless amount of books and movies made on the subject always feel new, or at least necessary. Phillippe Mora writes, produces, directs, and stars in his own film attempting to address what he calls an “open wound” on his family history, as a large number of his ancestors were killed in the concentration camp of Auschwitz. A personalized documentary style film talking about the effects of the Holocaust on later generations is a novel idea and possesses moments of intrigue but suffers from unprofessional production work and lack of focus. Continue reading Three Days in Auschwitz Review