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Shoah, Quite Possibly the Greatest Documentary of All Time

Advantages: Quite possibly the greatest documentary ever made
Disadvantages: So, so, so long. 9 1/2 hours!

Director: Claude Lanzmann Writer: Claude Lanzmann Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaidl |See full cast and crew » “For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.” ― Elie Wiesel “Shoah” begins with a man in his 50s floating on a ...

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Superb documentary that has never been rivalled

Advantages: Fantastic pooling of archive footage, interviews with eyewitnesses and no sensationalism
Disadvantages: Occasionally, Laurence Olivier's excellent commentary can be a little hard to hear

The World at War was first broadcast in 1973 and ever since then has stood as the benchmark for Second World War documentaries. Composed of archive footage (mostly black and white) and interviews with some of the eyewitnesses from both sides of the confl ...

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The Most Concise World War 2 Documentary ever

Advantages: Many Key Witnesses Available for commentary
Disadvantages: Very few stock images in colour.

The World at War Series is refreshingly unique, with the strong powerful voice of Laurence Olivier as Narrator, it offers an insight into both sides of the war, and best of all, alot of the key witnesses or participants of major events were still alive at ...

ak481 01.08.2007 · Read full review
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The World at War

Advantages: Excellent series that you watch and watch again.
Disadvantages: Can be very upsetting and at times graphical suffering is shown.

...I remember first watching this series in the 1970's as a child and I have watched it many times since. The storyline is compelling as it takes you through the Second World War, the reasons for the conflict, political manouvering and dogma by both sides ...

BizBlogger 28.02.2007 · Read full review
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should never ever war any where.

Advantages: could be controlled on the unwanted war,thrilling people's sentiment.
Disadvantages: nothing, but think in proper way for it's positive result.

...before it come to the point of any two country, made conflicted to be an enimity for ever. First i watched in the year of 1972, before my joining in Indian Air Force. I was highly charged with the patrotism . With this charge could work till my 15 ...

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