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Well done to the fabulous team who worked on The Commandant’s Shadow, now releasing in the UK! Having already been rolled out across 500 cinemas in the US and 80 in Germany to rave reviews, be sure to watch the film in UK cinemas from Friday the 12th of July.
Facing his father’s terrible legacy as the Commandant of Auschwitz, Jurgen Höss meets Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, a survivor of that same concentration camp. Through first hand testimony, letters and historical archive footage, Daniela Volker’s poignant feature length documentary captures the shadows of guilt over generations.
As the descendant of a war criminal and a survivor meet, a story of hope and forgiveness is expertly delivered by this team of filmmakers.

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