DER LETZTE MENTSCH

THE LAST MENTSCH

By Pierre-Henry SALFATI

ATLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2014

Marcus Schwartz, born as Mena’hem Teitelbaum, has concealed his Jewish heritage ever since he survived the horrors of Auschwitz. On a last journey to his roots, he finally tries to come to terms with his past...

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • GERMAN
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Pierre-Henry SALFATI
    • Writer(s)
    • Almut GETTO, Pierre-Henry SALFATI
    • Producer(s)
    • Anita ELSANI (Elsani Film), Rolf SCHMIDT (Fama Film AG), Sylvain BURSTEIJN (Sequoia Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Marcus Schwartz (Mario Adorf) is an old man who has lived with a cautiously buried secret for most of his life - for Marcus Schwartz was born as Menah’hem Teitelbaum and has concealed his Jewish heritage ever since he survived the horrors of Auschwitz. Now, as he has decided that he wants to be buried in a Jewish cemetery, he has to verify what he has carefully hidden for most of his life... and that proves to be quite a difficult task.
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