Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families | 1998

Adaptation, Historical
Telefilm depicting stories from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. In "Malka ...more

Cast

... Szarany

Actor (1998-1999)

... Malka Csizmadia

Actor (1998-1999)

... Olga Csizmadia

Actor (1998-1999)

... Irena Csizmadia

Actor (1998-1999)

... Maria Csizmadia

Actor (1998-1999)

... Milos

Actor (1998-1999)

... Laslow

Actor (1998-1999)

... Janusz

Actor (1998-1999)

... Sympathetic Officer

Actor (1998-1999)

... German No 1

Actor (1998-1999)

... Resistance Man

Actor (1998-1999)

... German Soldier

Actor (1998-1999)

Company

Production Company

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Synopsis

Telefilm depicting stories from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. In "Malka Csizmadia," young Malka befriends and falls in love with Szarany, a man from the Jewish ghetto. When he devises a plan to build a tunnel to escape the ghetto, not only does Malka help, but she enlists the aid of her mother and sisters. Malka and her family are instrumental in leading Szarany and several others to safety. In "We Are Circus," a married couple run a traveling circus during WWII in Nazi Germany and at great risk to themselves and the circus, hide Jewish people as big top performers.

Director

Director (1998-1999)

Writers

Screenplay (1998-1999)

Screenplay (1998-1999)

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