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the_DT
sheer_JJ
horrific_JJ
audacity_NN
of_IN
the_DT
nazi_JJ
plan_NN
to_IN
exterminate_JJ
the_DT
jews_NNS
of_IN
europe_NP
is_BEZ
almost_RB
incomprehensible_JJ
._.
people_NN
may_MD
make_VB
documentaries_NNS
about_IN
it_PP
for_IN
another_DT
hundred_NN
years_NNS
and_CC
still_RB
not_XNOT
understand_VB
the_DT
organized_JJ
,_,
methodical_JJ
hatred_NN
._.
five_CD
concentration_NN
camp_NN
survivors_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
last_OD
days_NNS
of_IN
world_NN
war_NN
ii_CD
tell_VB
their_PP$
stories_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
last_OD
days_NNS
,_,
the_DT
first_OD
documentary_NN
from_IN
steven_NP
spielberg_NP
's_POS
survivors_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
shoah_???
visual_JJ
history_NN
foundation_NN
._.
the_DT
five_CD
interviewees_NNS
are_BER
linked_VBN
by_IN
their_PP$
hungarian_JJ
ancestry_NN
._.
as_CS
the_DT
introduction_NN
explains_VBZ
,_,
even_RB
as_CS
germany_NP
started_VBD
to_IN
lose_VB
the_DT
war_NN
,_,
the_DT
nazis_NNS
stepped_VBD
up_RP
their_PP$
extermination_NN
of_IN
the_DT
jews_NNS
in_IN
europe_NP
._.
in_IN
1944_CD
,_,
hungary_NP
had_HVD
the_DT
last_OD
big_JJ
population_NN
of_IN
jews_NNS
within_IN
germany_NP
's_POS
reach_NN
,_,
and_CC
they_PP
became_VBD
the_DT
last_OD
target_NN
of_IN
hitler_NP
's_POS
"_"
final_JJ
solution_NN
._.
"_"
each_DT
of_IN
the_DT
five_CD
tells_VBZ
his_PP$
or_CC
her_PP$
story_NN
._.
their_PP$
stories_NNS
are_BER
intercut_JJ
chronologically_RB
,_,
starting_VBG
from_IN
normal_JJ
life_NN
in_IN
pre-war_JJ
hungary_NP
._.
they_PP
recall_VB
the_DT
nazi_JJ
invasion_NN
of_IN
hungary_NP
,_,
being_BEG
sent_VBN
to_IN
"_"
work_NN
"_"
camps_NNS
and_CC
their_PP$
realization_NN
that_CS
they_PP
were_BED
actually_RB
in_IN
death_NN
camps_NNS
._.
they_PP
recall_VB
their_PP$
horrible_JJ
,_,
precarious_JJ
lives_NNS
in_IN
auschwitz_NP
and_CC
buchenwald_NP
;_;
the_DT
deaths_NNS
of_IN
their_PP$
family_NN
and_CC
friends_NNS
;_;
their_PP$
loss_NN
of_IN
hope_NN
._.
each_DT
recalls_VBZ
his_PP$
or_CC
her_PP$
unfathomable_JJ
,_,
eventual_JJ
liberation_NN
._.
and_CC
finally_RB
,_,
the_DT
last_OD
days_NNS
shows_VBZ
their_PP$
cathartic_JJ
,_,
pained_JJ
,_,
modern-day_JJ
return_NN
to_IN
their_PP$
old_JJ
homes_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
camps_NNS
._.
needless_JJ
to_IN
say_NN
,_,
their_PP$
stories_NNS
are_BER
horrifying_JJ
,_,
amazing_JJ
,_,
and_CC
emotionally_RB
draining_VBG
._.
by_IN
themselves_PPX
,_,
the_DT
stories_NNS
would_MD
be_BE
forceful_JJ
testaments_NNS
,_,
but_CC
by_IN
cutting_VBG
them_PP
in_IN
parallel_JJ
,_,
their_PP$
impact_NN
is_BEZ
multiplied_VBN
by_IN
five_CD
._.
the_DT
last_OD
days_NNS
is_BEZ
a_DT
talking-heads_NN
style_NN
documentary_NN
--_???
it_NN
's_HVZ
mostly_RB
pictures_VBZ
of_IN
people_NN
telling_VBG
their_PP$
stories_NNS
,_,
intercut_JJ
with_IN
period_NN
photographs_NNS
and_CC
newsreel_NN
footage_NN
._.
in_IN
this_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
movie_NN
it_PP
's_BEZ
almost_RB
impossible_JJ
to_IN
get_VB
archival_NP
pictures_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
same_DT
time_NN
and_CC
place_NN
being_BEG
discussed_VBN
on-screen_IN
,_,
but_CC
director_NN
james_NP
moll_???
made_VBD
a_DT
better_JJR
effort_NN
than_CS
most_DT
at_IN
finding_VBG
specific_JJ
,_,
or_CC
at_IN
least_DT
relevant_JJ
,_,
images_NNS
to_IN
go_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
subjects_NNS
'_"
narration_NP
._.
the_DT
liner_NN
notes_NNS
(_(
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
many_DT
nice_JJ
features_NNS
of_IN
this_DT
dvd_???
)_(
indicate_VB
that_DT
there_RB
is_BEZ
some_DT
never-before-seen_IN
historical_JJ
footage_NN
in_IN
the_DT
last_OD
days_NNS
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
clear_JJ
which_WDT
scene_NN
it_PP
is_BEZ
._.
it_PP
could_MD
be_BE
one_CD
of_IN
two_CD
that_CS
i_PP
hadn't_HVD
seen_VBN
before_IN
,_,
both_RB
powerful_JJ
._.
one_CD
is_BEZ
rare_JJ
color_NN
footage_NN
,_,
shot_NN
by_IN
an_DT
american_JJ
,_,
of_IN
piles_NNS
of_IN
victims_NNS
in_IN
cattle_NNS
cars_NNS
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
something_PN
jarring_VBG
,_,
something_PN
unsettling_VBG
about_IN
seeing_VBG
the_DT
pictures_NNS
in_IN
color_NN
,_,
when_CS
so_RB
much_DT
of_IN
the_DT
footage_NN
from_IN
world_NN
war_NN
ii_CD
is_BEZ
in_IN
black_JJ
and_CC
white_JJ
._.
another_DT
segment_NN
shows_VBZ
walking_NN
skeletons_NNS
;_;
survivors_NNS
who_NP
are_BER
so_RB
starved_VBN
that_CS
they_PP
hardly_RB
look_VB
human_JJ
anymore_RB
._.
there_EX
has_HVZ
been_BEN
a_DT
glut_???
of_IN
holocaust_NP
movies_NNS
and_CC
i_PP
was_BEDZ
skeptical_JJ
that_CS
a_DT
new_JJ
documentary_NN
would_MD
have_HV
anything_PN
new_JJ
to_IN
say_NN
._.
but_CC
by_IN
focusing_VBG
on_IN
hungarian_JJ
jews_NNS
during_IN
the_DT
last_OD
days_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
war_NN
,_,
moll_???
told_VBD
a_DT
specific_JJ
part_NN
of_IN
the_DT
story_NN
in_IN
a_DT
new_JJ
way_NN
,_,
in_IN
greater_JJR
detail_NN
._.
and_CC
i'm_???
glad_JJ
he_PP
did_DOD
because_CS
his_PP$
careful_JJ
filmmaking_NN
stands_VBZ
up_RP
well_RB
compared_VBN
to_IN
other_JJ
movies_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
same_DT
subject_NN
._.
the_DT
transfer_NN
to_IN
dvd_???
is_BEZ
rich_JJ
and_CC
beautiful_JJ
._.
x-mozilla-status_NN
:_:
0009f_CD
words_NNS
for_IN
a_DT
holocaust_NP
documentary_NN
,_,
but_CC
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
interviews_NNS
take_VB
place_NN
in_IN
europe_NP
in_IN
late_JJ
spring_NN
,_,
when_CS
skies_NNS
are_BER
blue_JJ
and_CC
trees_NNS
are_BER
green_JJ
._.
also_RB
,_,
the_DT
movie_NN
was_BEDZ
shot_VBN
on_IN
35mm_CD
film_NN
(_(
and_CC
not_XNOT
video_NN
!_!
)_)
,_,
so_RB
the_DT
richness_NN
and_CC
detail_NN
are_BER
impeccable_JJ
._.
the_DT
dvd_???
's_BEZ
features_NNS
are_BER
plentiful_JJ
and_CC
well-chosen_JJ
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
theatrical_JJ
trailer_NN
for_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
a_DT
great_JJ
introduction_NN
to_IN
the_DT
subject_NN
matter_NN
._.
there_EX
are_BER
about_RB
fifty_CD
still_RB
photos_NNS
,_,
both_RB
from_IN
the_DT
production_NN
crew_NN
and_CC
from_IN
the_DT
private_JJ
collections_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
survivors_NNS
._.
also_RB
,_,
the_DT
disc_NN
has_HVZ
two_CD
complete_JJ
versions_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
(_(
widescreen_IN
and_CC
full_JJ
screen_NN
)_)
,_,
both_RB
on_IN
the_DT
same_DT
side_NN
._.
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
more_DT
interesting_JJ
dvd_???
features_NNS
is_BEZ
an_DT
outtake_NN
segment_NN
for_IN
each_DT
of_IN
the_DT
survivors_NNS
(_(
plus_IN
one_CD
for_IN
the_DT
crew_NN
)_)
._.
you'd_???
think_NN
outtakes_NNS
would_MD
be_BE
inappropriate_JJ
in_IN
a_DT
holocaust_NP
documentary_NN
,_,
but_CC
they're_???
not_XNOT
bloopers_FW
._.
instead_RB
,_,
they_PP
are_BER
solid_JJ
,_,
moving_VBG
segments_NNS
that_CS
were_BED
probably_RB
cut_VBN
from_IN
the_DT
film_NN
only_RB
for_IN
length_NN
._.
one_CD
of_IN
them_PP
continues_VBZ
a_DT
confrontation_NN
that_CS
was_BEDZ
only_RB
touched_VBN
on_IN
lightly_RB
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
renee_NN
firestone_NN
(_(
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
five_CD
)_)
spoke_VBD
on_IN
camera_NN
with_IN
dr_NN
._.
hans_NP
m_NN
?_?
nch_???
,_,
a_DT
german_JJ
doctor_NN
who_WP
ran_VBD
the_DT
medical_JJ
clinic_NN
at_IN
auschwitz_NP
._.
firestone_PN
was_BEDZ
aggressive_JJ
,_,
questioning_JJ
the_DT
doctor_NN
about_IN
what_WDT
his_PP$
children_NNS
thought_VBD
._.
the_DT
doctor_NN
was_BEDZ
evasive_JJ
and_CC
clearly_RB
uncomfortable_JJ
._.
another_DT
of_IN
the_DT
outtakes_NNS
showed_VBD
bill_NN
basch_NP
saying_VBG
a_DT
prayer_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
dead_JJ
friends_NNS
at_IN
auschwitz_NP
._.
he_PP
ends_VBZ
his_PP$
prayer_NN
by_IN
saying_VBG
"_"
._.
._.
._.
forgive_VB
me_PP
for_IN
surviving_JJ
._.
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
ambitious_JJ
to_TO
shoot_VB
a_DT
documentary_NN
on_IN
35mm_CD
film_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
ambitious_JJ
to_TO
make_VB
it_PP
on_IN
a_DT
subject_NN
that_CS
has_HVZ
saturated_VBN
cable_NN
,_,
television_NN
,_,
and_CC
movies_NNS
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
ambitious_JJ
to_TO
make_VB
it_PP
54_CD
years_NNS
after_IN
the_DT
events_NNS
it_PP
covers_VBZ
._.
but_CC
the_DT
last_OD
days_NNS
handles_VBZ
all_PDT
these_DT
potential_JJ
obstacles_NNS
very_RB
well_RB
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
only_RB
fitting_VBG
that_DT
the_DT
dvd_???
,_,
with_IN
its_PP$
wealth_NN
of_IN
interesting_JJ
and_CC
relevant_JJ
features_NNS
,_,
would_MD
also_RB
be_BE
ambitious_JJ
and_CC
successful_JJ
._.