Remembrance Day is celebrated on January 27 to remember the victims of the Holocaust. Many directors have taken this theme in their hands, creating deeply touching and moving films, telling real or fictional stories. We offer you 5 films to see to commemorate this day. 5 films that tell the Holocaust Jona who lived in the whale, Roberto Faenza -1993
Based on the autobiographical novel by writer Jona Oberski entitled “Years of Childhood”, the film tells of Jona, a four-year-old Jewish boy who lived in Amsterdam. In 1940, after the occupation of the city by the Germans, he was deported together with his Jewish parents first to Westerbork concentration camp and then to Bergen-Belsen, where he spent the entire period of the war. In Bergen-Belsen he lives in a shack with his mother, while his father is assigned to another sector of the camp. The child suffers from cold, hunger, fear and suffering. There are very few cases in which he is treated with grace: only the cook and the doctor of the clinic are kind to him. The fate of Jona’s parents, however, is tragic. Sara’s key, Gilles Paquet-Brenner – 2010
Based on the novel of the same name by Tatiana de Rosnay, the film is in two stages. During the Roundup of the Winter Velodrome, Sarah Starzynski’s family is captured. The little girl, however, manages to hide her younger brother Michel in a closet, locking him inside and making him promise to wait for her return, thus thinking that he can save him from being rounded up. Paris today. Julia Jarmond is an American journalist who has lived in the French capital for years. She is married to architect Bertrand Tezac, she has a teenage daughter, Zoe. The editor-in-chief of the magazine for which she works entrusts her with an article on the events of the Winter Velodrome Roundup. The lady from the Warsaw Zoo, Niki Caro – 2017
The film is inspired by a true story. At the beginning of the Second World War, during the invasion of Poland, the zoo of the Polish capital also suffered the bombing of the Luftwaffe. Many of the animals die under the bombs, others escape from the cages and some are shot down by Polish soldiers. When the Germans enter the city, the cages are requisitioned to make temporary deposits of weapons and ammunition. Before the start of the deportations, thanks to the coverage of the new activity in the zoo and the trust granted to them by the Nazis, the couple took hundreds of Jews from the ghetto and, making them pass through the passages behind the animal cages, hide them in the cellars of their own. home as long as they can escape with false documents.Sophie’s Choice, Alan J. Pakula – 1982
Based on the novel of the same name by William Styron, the film tells the story of an aspiring writer who gets to know a couple of boys who live in the same house after moving to New York: she , a Polish woman who immigrated after being detained in the Auschwitz concentration camp and he is a young Jewish boy. The writer’s friendship with the couple becomes more and more intimate until the Polish woman confesses a secret. Aloud. The reader, Stephen Daldry – 2008
Based on the novel by Bernhard Schlink, the film, divided into two parts, first tells a love story between Michael Berg, a 15-year-old student, and Hanna Schmitz, at the time 36, who works as a controller on the Neustadt tramways in West Germany. of 1958. The two meet by chance: Michael, returning from school, feels ill due to a bout of scarlet fever and is helped by Hanna. the second concerns a trial in which several concentration camp guards are accused, accused of causing the deaths of hundreds of Jewish women inside a church.

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