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The Wall (1982)

Unrated | | Action, War, Drama | TV Movie 16 February 1982
A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Markowitz

Writers:

John Hersey (novel), Millard Lampell (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Conti ... Dolek Berson
Lisa Eichhorn ... Rachel Apt
Gerald Hiken Gerald Hiken ... Fischel Shpunt
Rachel Roberts ... Regina Kowalska
Philip Sterling ... Reb Mazur
Eli Wallach ... Mauritzi Apt
Laurent Aidenbaum Laurent Aidenbaum ... David Apt
Rosanna Arquette ... Halinka Apt
Roberts Blossom ... Kuchaski
James Cromwell ... Francisek
Griffin Dunne ... Mordecai Apt
Christine Estabrook ... Rutka
Richard Frank Richard Frank ... Stefan Mazor
John Hefferdan John Hefferdan ... Concierge
Ron Hunter Ron Hunter ... Menkes
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A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which only a handful of Jews survived. Tom Conti plays Dolek Berson, a Jewish smuggler who joins the resistance movement and is aided on the Aryan side of the wall by a former teacher named Regina Kowalski played by Rachel Roberts in her final role. Written by Anonymous

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Action | War | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

Poland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wall See more »

Filming Locations:

Poland

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Last film of Rachel Roberts. See more »

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Version of Il muro (1970) See more »

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Excellent Film
20 May 2005 | by diggergirl2004See all my reviews

I was only 13 when I saw this movie, but I still remember it after all of these years. I think it was one of the movies that I never got over because it hit home as to how much the Nazi's destroyed the lives of countless families.

Many of the actors in the cast made their first professional appearances in this film. Some have gone on to successful careers, although many of them stated in interviews that they would never forget the experience of working on this film.

The cinematography is phenomenal and the depictions of life under Nazi rule quite accurate. I gained a new respect for holocaust survivors after this film. When you see this film, you realize that the horror and fear was something that these people faced every day.

Shortly after watching it, my grandparents told me how my uncle managed to live through a Nazi Prison Camp. If you are a Schindler's List fan, you will probably enjoy this movie. I recommend it to anyone who not only wants to see what happened, but feel it as well.


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