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Night Will Fall

Night Will Fall
  • 2014
  • UK
  • 75 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Andre Singer
  • Written by: Andre Singer
  • UK release: 19 September 2014

Documentary on the shooting and subsequent shelving of a British propaganda film about the liberation of WWII German concentration camps. While the archive footage is heart-stopping and absolutely compelling, the film could have spent more time analysing the treatment of images from the camps, and there's something a little distasteful about the emphasis on famous film directors.

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Night Will Fall

15 Sep 20143 stars

Andre Singer's documentary acts as a sobering reminder of the horrors of the Holocaust

That the Holocaust is so frequently invoked in justification of a raft of contradictory positions (not least, as ‘Godwin's Law’ reminds us, as a self-righteous point-scorer in online debates) is all the more reason for frequent reminders of its…

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