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October 8 | WWII Dramas

October 8, 2020

Looking to watch something that brings the emotion? Here are some movie recommendations about people whose lives were affected by World War II.

“Schindler’s List”

Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Liam Neeson, “Schindler’s List” is about Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who initially staffed his factories with Jewish workers as a business tactic, but ended up saving a multitude of innocent lives. The film won seven Academy Awards in 1994. RENT on Prime Video.


“Sophie’s Choice”

A young writer named Strigo meets Sophie, a Holocaust survivor, and learns more about what she had to endure. Sophie’s Choice is a haunting examination of the impact of trauma and the choices that people are forced to make. Meryl Streep received an Academy Award for her performance as Sophie. RENT on Prime Video.


“The Boy In the Striped Pajamas”
“The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” follows Bruno, who secretly befriends a young Jewish boy imprisoned in the concentration camp that Bruno’s father runs. Through the barbed wire fence that separates their worlds, their friendship is simultaneously hopeful and heartbreaking. RENT on Prime Video.

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