The Last of the Unjust Poster

Release Date: February 7th, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 23rd, 2014

PG-13|3 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Benjamin Murmelstein, the only Jewish elder to survive World War II, fought with Adolf Eichmann week after week for seven years and managed to help more than 120,000 Jews leave Germany.

Director: Claude Lanzmann

Genres: Biography, Documentary

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  • My hunch is that most viewers, whatever their previous views on this fraught subject, will come away not only fascinated but largely convinced by Murmelstein. show more

  • The new film may not qualify for masterpiece status, but it's an enthralling portrait of a man — an exceptionally brilliant and articulate man — who personified the courage, complexity and moral ambiguity of his tortured time. show more

  • Murmelstein died in Rome in 1989, and having witnessed the terrible dilemmas he suffered and the mass rescues he pulled off, we can only be glad that he escaped the snap judgments of the social-media age. show more

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