In the Presence of Mine Enemies

In the Presence of Mine Enemies

Director: Joan Micklin Silver Cast: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elina Löwensohn, Don McKellar

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Overview

Rod Serling's sobering drama, originally shown on Playhouse 90, is re-made in this made-for-cable movie. The setting is the Warsaw Ghetto in 1943, where Jews are either carted off to Nazi death camps or left to die in the disease-ridden squalor of the streets. Armin Mueller-Stahl stars as Rabbi Heller, a father who is struggling to retain his commitment to peace in the face of the horrors he sees around him. Heller stands his moral ground while watching his daughter Rachel targeted by a German soldier and his son transformed into a hateful ex-prisoner. Director Joan Micklin Silver effectively re-creates the claustrophobic feel of the Ghetto and music group Dead Can Dance provides the emotive score.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/27/2001
UPC: 0013023152298
Original Release: 1997
Rating: PG-13
Source: Geneon [Pioneer]
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 1:36:00

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Chapter Listings
0. Chapter Listings
1. Opening Credits [2:59]
2. Forced Removal [9:37]
3. Struggling to Survive [6:04]
4. The Prodigal Son [11:10]
5. Only the Strong [5:20]
6. Statement of Conditions [5:46]
7. Justice [2:41]
8. The Need to Hate [6:13]
9. Following Orders [7:28]
10. An Eye for an Eye [11:32]
11. Reality [4:50]
12. An Offer of Survival [7:03]
13. The Uprising Approaches [6:48]
14. Escape [5:43]
15. End Credits [2:22]

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