19 May 2013

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Holocaust Documentary Raises Questions of Guilt

When your enemy is sworn to exterminate every one of you, can you -- should you -- try to cut a deal with him to at least save some lives knowing that others are doomed? The question lies at the heart of a new documentary by Claude Lanzmann, author of "Shoah," the hugely-acclaimed tableau of the Holocaust. "The Last of the Unjust," premiering at Cannes on Sunday, explores a moral dilemma that Lanzmann briefly touches on his 1985 masterpiece.



Holocaust documentary raises questions of guilt (via AFP)
When your enemy is sworn to exterminate every one of you, can you -- should you -- try to cut a deal with him to at least save some lives knowing that others are doomed? The question lies at the heart of a new documentary by Claude Lanzmann, author of "Shoah," the hugely-acclaimed tableau of the Holocaust…




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