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First Person Singular: Elie Wiesel

Overview

This one-hour PBS documentary is a visual biography of Nobel Prize-winning author, Holocaust survivor, and human-rights activist Elie Wiesel. Much of the film is comprised of a journey taken by Wiesel to his home village of Sighet, Romania, from which he and the rest of the Jewish population were cold-bloodedly relocated to the infamous Auschwitz death camp in 1939. Also included are several interview segments, with Wiesel offering his observations on such current events as the September 11, 2001, terrorist ...
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Overview

This one-hour PBS documentary is a visual biography of Nobel Prize-winning author, Holocaust survivor, and human-rights activist Elie Wiesel. Much of the film is comprised of a journey taken by Wiesel to his home village of Sighet, Romania, from which he and the rest of the Jewish population were cold-bloodedly relocated to the infamous Auschwitz death camp in 1939. Also included are several interview segments, with Wiesel offering his observations on such current events as the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the Israeli-Palestine war. In addition, the film offers rare photographs of pre-Holocaust Eastern Europe and excerpts from Wiesel's heartbreaking memoir Night, read by actor William Hurt. Elie Wiesel was an offering of the recurring PBS series First Person Singular.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/2002
  • UPC: 841887000888
  • Original Release: 2002
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 46,252

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Elie Wiesel Participant
William Hurt Voice Only
Technical Credits
Robert Gardner Director, Producer
David Grossbach Director, Editor, Screenwriter
Char Gardner Associate Producer
Nick Gardner Cinematographer
Leonard Lionnet Score Composer
Tim White Executive Producer
Stanley A. Zuckerman Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- First Person Singular: Elie Wiesel
1. Prologue [1:54]
2. Sighet, Romania [3:28]
3. Boston University [6:28]
4. Auschwitz, Poland [7:04]
5. Paris, France [9:15]
6. Israel - Jerusalem [5:46]
7. America - New York [1:08]
8. Oslo, Norway [3:24]
9. Quiryat Mal'aki, Israel [6:11]
10. Hatred [3:13]
11. Return [5:47]
12. Credits [1:39]
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