Tag: World War Two

  • What Our Fathers Did: My Nazi Legacy.

    Human Rights Lawyer Philippe Sands spends his days fighting for justice in courts of law. Directed by David Evans, What Our Fathers Did documents his journey across Europe to different places which hold historical significance for their roles in the extermination of 6 million Jews during The Holocaust and World War Two. Philippe lost all […]

  • Suite Française.

    Based on the 2004 novel of the same name, Suite Française is the story of a French woman’s love affair with a Nazi lieutenant during the German occupation of France. As well as its central romance, the film also looks at the lives of several members of a small village and the strains placed upon them […]

  • The Imitation Game.

    This is a story about several tragedies. The tragedies of war and the tragedy of one man and his ill-treatment by so many. Alan Turing should be on British currency; that’s the belief of Benedict Cumberbatch, the actor responsible for bringing the great mathematician to the big screen. The Imitation Game was advertised to us as […]

  • Downfall.

    The story goes like this…Traudl Junge, Hitler’s personal secretary during the last two years of his life, was interviewed for the documentary Blind Spot: Hitler’s Secretary in 2002. After hearing of the documentary’s warm reception and critical success Junge died of cancer in the early hours of the next day. Mere hours before her death, she is […]