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Parce que j'étais peintre (2015)

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Because I Was a Painter is unprecedented investigation into secretly created artworks inside Nazi concentration camps. Including interviews with a handful of artists who survived the camps, this fascinating documentary confronts notions of beauty and delivers a forceful message on the power of art.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 24th, 2015 (Limited) by Cinema Guild, released as Because I Was a Painter
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: World War II, Holocaust, Artists, Jewish
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: La Huit, Augenschein Filmproduktion, Centre National du Cinema et de L Image Animee, Fonds Sud Cinema Ministere De La Culture Et De La Communication-CNC, Filmforderungsanstalt, kulturelle Filmforderung
Production Countries: France,


Yehuda Bacon    Himself
Jose Fosty    Himself
Walter Spitzer    Himself
Samuel Willenberg    Himself
Krystyna Zaorska    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

Christopher Cognet    Screenwriter
Jean Breschand    Screenwriter
Pierre-Francois Moreau    Screenwriter
Stephane Jourdain    Executive Producer
Catherine Zins    Editor
Gilles Le Mao    Associate Producer
Caroline Helburg    Associate Producer
Nara Keo Kosal    Cinematographer
Didier Cattin    Sound Editor
Graciela Barrault    Sound Designer
Nicolas Paturle    Sound Designer
Bruno Elhinger    Sound Designer
Jean-Marc Schick    Sound Mixer

Limited Releases: Are There any Divine Limited Releases?

April 24th, 2015

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