Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

'Invisibles' Follows Four Jews Hiding in WWII Berlin

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

'Invisibles' Follows Four Jews Hiding in WWII Berlin

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When the title appears onscreen, "The Invisibles" has a subtitle underneath it: "We Want to Live." If this movie has one big success, it's the actors' abilities to convey their respective survivors' tenacity and willpower to live.

The genocide of European Jews during World War II killed about 6 million people after 1941, according to historians consulted for the German film. But about 7,000 resisted the roundups and went into hiding. In the endmore than 1,700 of those hiding in Berlin, where this movie takes place, survived under Gestaporule.

Following four survivors, "The Invisibles" is part documentary and part feature film. For most of the movie, it's a good thing. The actors are fascinating while portraying their counterparts that they make people care in a way documentary footage might not accomplish. …

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