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The Grey Zone Movie Review Summary

Actors: Harvey Keitel, David Arquette, Steve Buscemi, Mira Sorvino, Daniel Benzali, Allan Corduner

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THE GREY ZONE is a movie written and directed by Tim Blake Nelson in 2000.

The setting is the concentration camp of Auschwitz, Poland during the autumn of 1944. This picture describes the moral conflicts of Doctor Miklos Nyisli, a Jewish doctor chosen by Mengele in order to perform autopsies on the gassed victims. It also describes the efforts of the Sonderkommandos of the camp to organize an armed action against their captors. These Sonderkommandos are made up of Jews who have work in the crematoriums in exchange for better conditions of living during a limited period.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   holocaust

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   senior military Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe Misc setting    -   prison    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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