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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 132 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky.
Participant or Performer Note:
Julia Vysotskaya, Christian Clauss, Philippe Duquesne, Vladimir Sukhorukov, Peter Kurth, Jacob Diehl, Vera Voronkova.
Summary, etc.:
Olga is a beautiful Russian countess and member of the French Resistance; Jules is a French-Nazi collaborator who is assigned to investigate her case; and Helmut is a handsome, high-ranking, yet nav̐e German SS officer who once fell madly in love with Olga and meets her again when she is shipped to a concentration camp. While they recount their stories, PARADISE between the bloody end of World War II and the gilded, halcyon days when their destinies first crossed. Victim, bystander, or monster - director Andrei Konchalovsky collapses these identities, offering a new perspective on the Holocaust. Shot in stunning black and white, the film depicts the morally complex choices that one must make during the darkest of times.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France > Drama.
Russians > France > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Prisons > Drama.

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