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We Lived Through Buchenwald

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 16 min.


One of the first Belgian productions to receive a postwar American release was the disturbingly realistic We Lived Through Buchenwald. Based on eyewitness testimony, the film recounts the horrific experiences endured by a group of European Jews and political prisoners while interred in the infamous Nazi concentration camp. The performances by the actors are serviceable, but they lack the power of the actual newsreel footage of Nazi atrocities which director E. G. DeMyest weaves into the proceedings. Most...more