Killing Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt With Nazis

TitleKilling Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt With Nazis
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsRoss, Gaylen
Running Time129 minutes
DistributorGR Films
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish, Hebrew
Abstract

This documentary tries to rehabilitate the historical legacy of Rezső Kasztner, a Hungarian Jew who saved over 1500 Jews during World War II but who was later declared a Nazi collaborator and killed. Interviews with Kasztner's family member and those he saved stand against the perspectives who see him as a traitor. Interviews with his assassin Ze'ev Eckstein cast more doubt over Kasztner's murder in 1957.

URLhttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt1038913/
Alternate TitleThe Persecution and Assassination of Dr. Israel Kasztner
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