Primo Levi's Journey (2007)

Primo Levi's Journey
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 31mins.
Genres Foreign, Documentary, Historical, Biopic
Keywords Holocaust, writing, WWII
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Massimiliano Trevis Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Emanuela Minoli Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Marco Belpoliti Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Gherardo Gossi Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Claudio Cormio Editor n/a 172 7000001
Vito Martinelli Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Gianni Sardo Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Daniele Sepe Original Music Music 120838 8000001
Davide Ferrario Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Francesca Bocca Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Modesto Ferrarini Actor n/a 1 1000004
Ruslana Bilozir Actor n/a 1 1000003
Andrzej Wajda Actor n/a 1 1000002
Mario Rigoni Stern Actor n/a 1 1000005
Davide Ferrario Director n/a 2 2000001
Ladis Zanini Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Davide Ferrario Producer n/a 3 3000001
Umberto Orsini Actor Narrator 1 1000001
Primo Levi's tale of surviving the horrors of Auschwitz was memorialized in a book that, for many, is the key text of the Holocaust. In recounting his story in "If This Is a Man" (translated in the United States as "Survival in Auschwitz"), Levi became a spokesperson for an entire generation of Jews. After Auschwitz was liberated by the Red Army in January 1945, it took Levi nearly a year to make it back to his home in Turin. As the war was still underway, Levi and six hundred other survivors were put on a train and sent eastwards from the front. The long trip that ensued was a strange mixture of wonder, regeneration, confusion and boredom. At the same time, each person was coming to grips with the fact that they had survived. Here, Primo Levi's journey is retraced step by step.