30.09. - 09.10.2021

Every Face Has a Name Sweden 2015 | 76 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2015

Magnus Gertten

MAGNUS GERTTEN (*1953) studied journalism and is co-owner of the Swedish production company Auto Images. Every Face Has a Name is his eighth documentary and won an award at the Göteborg film festival.

rated for 0 + years
Documentary On 28th April 1945, several ferries carrying thousands of concentration camp survivors docked in Malmo. Film crews captured the undernourished victims' first steps in freedom. 70 years later, some of the arrivals see the material for the very first time. Among them is Bernhard Kempler, 9 years old when he landed in Sweden, having survived the Holocaust only because he had been disguised as a girl. Or Elsie Ragusin, who had been arrested in Italy for spying and deported to Auschwitz. In almost magical moments, some of the ex-detainees recognize themselves or relatives among the survivors. Nameless faces suddenly gain an identity and a history.
Original title: Every Face Has a Name
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, Polish, Swedish
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Magnus Gertten
Screenplay: Magnus Gertten
Producer: Lennart Ström, Magnus Gertten
Director of Photography: Adam Makarenko, Caroline Troedsson
Music: Hans Appelqvist
Production Design:
Editor: Jesper Osmund
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Rise And Shine World Sales
Production: Auto Images
Contact: Anja Dziersk, Rise And Shine World Sales:


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