Prisoners (of War)

Ruzowitzky, Stefan. The Counterfeiters. Austria, Germany: Universum Film, 2007.
Peckinpah, Sam. The Cross of Iron. United Kingdom, West Germany: EMI Films, Constantin Films, 1977.
Lean, David. The Bridge on the River Kwai. United States: Columbia Pictures, 1957.

Screenwriters Carl Foreman and Michael William were both on Hollywood's "blacklist" during the Cold War. Chosen by the Library of Congress' National Film Registry for preservation in 1997 because of it is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." 

Wilder, Billy. Stalag 17. United States: Paramount Pictures, 1953.
Spielberg, Steven. Schindler's List. United States: Universal Pictures, 1994.

Ranked 8th on the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 best American films of all time. Selected by the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress for preservation in 2004.

Lanzmann, Claude. Shoah. United States: New Yorker Films, 1985.


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