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Shanghai Ghetto

Shanghai Ghetto

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One of the most amazing and captivating survival tales of WWII the overwhelmingly acclaimed SHANGHAI GHETTO has been declared "a don't miss documentary... powerful... eye-opening" (New York Observer). Stirringly narrated by Academy Award winner Martin Landau (Ed Wood the Majestic) SHANGHAI GHETTO recalls the strange-but-true story of thousands of European Jews who were shut out of country after country while trying to escape Nazi persecution in the late 1930s. Left without options or entrance visas a beacon of hope materialized for them on the other side of the world and in the unlikeliest of places Japanese-controlled Shanghai. Fleeing for their lives these Jewish refugees journeyed to form a settlement in the exotic city penniless and unprepared for their new life in the Far East. At the turn of the new millennium filmmakers Dana Janklowicz-Mann and Amire Mann boldly snuck into China with two survivors and a digital camera to shoot at the site of the original Shanghai Ghetto unchanged since WWII. Their never-before-seen recordings-along with interviews of survivors and historians rare letters stock footage still photos and an original score by Sujin Nam and Chinese Erhu performer Karen Han (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon)-depicts an incredibly moving portrayal of a rich cultural life bravely constructed under enormous hardship. DVD Features: Filmmaker Commentary; Deleted Interviews; Hebrew/English Subtitles; Theatrical Trailer; Filmmaker Biographies; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.

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    Title: Shanghai Ghetto
    Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
    Starring: Martin Landau, Alfred Kohn, Harold Jacklowicz, I Betty Grebenschikoff, Sigmund Tobias, Evelyn Pike Rubin
    Directors: Dana Janklowicz-Mann, Amir Mann
    Attributes: Black & White, Colorized, Dolby, Subtitled
    Release Date: 1/25/2005
    Original Year: 2002
    Product Type: DVD
    Region: 0
    Rated: UNR
    Catalog #: 9695
    UPC: 767685969533
    Item #: NVG009695

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 1/25/2005
    Closed Caption: No
    Run Time: 95 minutes
    Studio: New Video Group