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Our review of One Life: Jewish Children After Him

2024-02-20T14:31:23.776Z

Highlights: James Hawes stars Anthony Hopkins as the savior of young Jews in Prague. Based on a true story, the film is unsurprising. A life is split into two parts. One shows us the hero in the 1980s being bullied by his wife who can no longer stand his disorder. In a drawer, the retiree comes across a worn leather briefcase. It contains a… This article is reserved for subscribers. You have 68% left to discover. Flash sale -70% on digital subscription I ENJOY IT Already subscribed? Log in.


James Hawes stars Anthony Hopkins as the savior of young Jews in Prague shortly before the start of the Second World War. Based on a true story, the film is unsurprising.


Ah, idiots!”

This is what Daladier would have sighed after the Munich agreements.

We don't know what Nicholas Winton thought that day in 1938, but he acted.

It didn't take long: this London broker left for Prague with the aim of saving as many Jewish children as possible before the catastrophe.

In total, 669 will owe their lives to him.

The man blames himself.

Why not more?

He did what he could, without realizing that his work was already enormous.

This authentic story is told with seriousness by a solid craftsman from television, James Hawes.

A life

is split into two parts.

One shows us the hero in the 1980s being bullied by his wife who can no longer stand his disorder.

In his office, there are boxes everywhere.

The archives even invade the living room.

Grete (Lena Olin, unrecognizable behind her big myopic glasses) has had enough.

A bit of tidying up wouldn't be amiss.

In a drawer, the retiree comes across a worn leather briefcase.

It contains a…

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