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Family Secret

  • Runtime: 58 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, History, Interpersonal Relationships, Social History, Social Issues
  • Director:Pola Rapaport


Noted filmmaker Pola Rapaport documents her discovery of a half-brother that she never knew existed. A man who endured Gestapo persecution in his native Romania before emigrating to America via Paris, Rapaport's father was a profoundly secretive man; his dying words were reportedly "Be discreet." He never discussed his life in Romania nor was Rapaport's mother inclined to ask questions. This veil of secrecy was eventually breached when...more