"This picture is a little horrific". The story of a film, or the Polish nation face-to-face with the Jew

Iwona Kurz
2010 Zaglada Zydów : Studia i Materialy  
The article is an analysis of Janusz Nasfeter's film, Długa noc [A Long Night] (1967), and the discussion during the producer's screening in June 1967, concerning the film's merit and approving its distribution. Both the subject matter of the film (helping a Jew hiding in a Polish home during the occupation) and the circumstances of its producer's screening (several days after the Israeli victory in the Six-Day War) enable it to be seen as a model: the film itself and its reception are largely
more » ... haracteristic of the Polish memory and attitudes to the Jews during the war, its forms of expression in Polish film, and the language of public debate on this issue.
doi:10.32927/zzsim.140 fatcat:m34rmwhirrg3bbwq66jqscaw7y