What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy

January 9, 2017 - Comment

Product Features Artist: EVANS,DAVID Genre: Documentary Product Type: DVD Rating: NR Release Date: 15-MAR-2016

Product Features

  • Artist: EVANS,DAVID
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Product Type: DVD
  • Rating: NR
  • Release Date: 15-MAR-2016

Comments

Jill Meyer says:

Acceptance of a father’s sins… What is the truth that a child can accept of a parent? Particularly a parent involved in the mass murder of millions of people. In “What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy”, by British lawyer Phillipe Sands, two sons of Nazi leaders explain their views of their fathers’ guilt. The documentary features two men – Niklas Frank, son of Hans Frank and Horst von Wachter, son of Otto von Wachter – who are now in their mid-70’s. Niklas Frank has long admitted the crimes of the “Butcher of…

Amazon Customer says:

A real leason in persecption and how it shapes how history, and responsibility is viewed. Two sons, of two mass murdering criminals: one who was a “good” and loving father, to those who identified with his Nazi beliefs was a “good and decent person of good character” and the other Father who cold and distant to the son he thought was a product of an affair his wife had. A son brought up by a loving Mother and Father who were very much in love with each other and even when the realities of his crime were exposed the son was so insulated by a mother who still…

Anon. says:

It is an important film. Coming from a ‘mixed’ … It is an important film. Coming from a ‘mixed’ family of German and Polish Catholics and Eastern European Jews, the film underscores, for me, deep ethno-theological tension, and how such a dangerous force is never truly buried, not in the historical record, not in one’s own family legacy. I found the scene with the honoring of Ukranian and German soldiers at a Marian shrine most unsettling. It is my hope that this film finds its way into curriculums at secondary schools and in higher…

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