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Kapo In Jerusalem

Kapo In Jerusalem

In 1946 a pair of Auschwitz survivors arrive in Jerusalem. Bruno is a doctor and Sarah is a pianist. Together they attempt to rehabilitate their lives and relationship whilst preparing for the War of Independence.

Upon their arrival a rumour spreads that Bruno was a sadistic bloc head in Auschwitz who abused and killed prisoners. Bruno struggles with his life and reputation. Doubt begins to nibble away at Sarah’s heart while she tries her best to believe in and support her husband. In minimalist cinematic language, the survivors reveal their struggle for humanity in the death camps as they embark on a soul searching that is still highly relevant today.

A step back into the past that Sarah, Bruno and those around them undergo contending with the human and the monstrous, the compassionate and the cruel, the intimate and the ideological, in Auschwitz and beyond.

  • Year

    2014

  • Director

    Uri Barbash