Warsaw: Year 5703 (1992)
A Film from the Artur Brauner Collection at Our Library
The Jewish married couple Fryda and Alek succeed in escaping the Warsaw Ghetto with photographs documenting the Nazi atrocities in 1943. A German woman who offers to help Alek hide. In turn, he feels compelled to pretend that Fryda is his sister – and before long is sharing his German rescuer's bed.
The film, featuring international stars, explores the price of survival and shows the emotional consequences of constantly fearing discovery and murder.
Starring Hanna Schygulla, Lambert Wilson and Julie Delpy. Directed by Janusz Kijowski.