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  • With impressive clarity and sweep, The Rape of Europa recounts the Nazi theft and destruction of European art and architecture. show more

  • Throughout the film its makers pose the question of whether saving a work of art is as important as saving a human life. The question is not answered, and perhaps ultimately unanswerable. Yet Europa movingly shows how for many, art and artifacts are living things. show more

  • A veteran who was in the Allied force trying to drive Germans out of a landmark Italian monastery asks, "What is more important, a great piece of art or a human life?" That it has taken more than 60 years to get this incredible story told answers the question. show more

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  • May 22, 2008 glofaust
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    Words cannot describe this documentary. The amount of art that was pillaged by the Nazis is astounding. The old film footage and photographs provide proof for those that may have any doubt. Even if you are not into art, this is a MUST see film!

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