The Last Days

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The Last Days
The Last Days.jpg
Directed byJames Moll
Produced byJune Beallor
Kenneth Lipper
Music byHans Zimmer
Distributed byOctober Films
Release date
  • October 23, 1998 (1998-10-23) (Los Angeles)
  • February 5, 1999 (1999-02-05) (U.S. limited)
  • July 15, 1999 (1999-07-15) (Australia)
  • September 9, 1999 (1999-09-09) (Hungary)
  • October 8, 1999 (1999-10-08) (UK)
Running time
87 min.
LanguageEnglish, German and Hungarian

The Last Days is a documentary, directed by James Moll and produced by June Beallor and Kenneth Lipper in 1998. Steven Spielberg was one of the executive producers, in his role as founder of the Shoah Foundation. The film tells the stories of five Hungarian Jews during the Shoah. It focuses on the horrors of life in the Nazi concentration camps, but also stresses the optimism and desire to survive of the survivors.

The film won an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.[1]

Shoah survivors Bill Basch, Irene Zisblatt, Renee Firestone, Alice Lok Cahana, Tom Lantos, Dario Gabbai and Randolph Braham are featured in the film.

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  1. ^ "New York Times • The Last Days". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-11-22.

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