“Never Look Away” has received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Cinematography.
All of Anne Neuberg’s grandparents survived Auschwitz. And in 1976 her parents were saved when Israeli commandos stormed their plane at Entebbe.
“I never turned down a role because I thought it was offensive to Jews or mature women or women at all.”
“Playing the role again, it’s like meeting an old friend or a younger brother. He’s part of me, within me all the time.”
“When a man extends his hand to me, I’ll say: ‘I’m Hasidic, and men and women don’t shake hands.’”
“Art is designed to provoke debate. The fact that I touched on the army makes me a traitor to a large part of Israeli society.”
“Yiddish is not about the Holocaust. It goes way beyond that. My dream is to keep Yiddish alive in a post-Holocaust world.”
Hungary’s collaboration with the Nazis and its role in sending more than 400,000 Jews to their deaths is a source of ongoing debate in Hungary.
“I have a whole new family. It means I’m not alone.”
“Ionesco, a Romanian-born anti-fascist, wrote the play as a searing indictment of Nazis and especially their all-too-willing collaborators.”