Six Million and One
Six Million and One (2012)

Past present and future mix in this eloquent, intense and surprisingly humorous portrait of documentary filmmaker David Fisher and his siblings, as they retrace the footsteps of their late father-a Holocaust survivor who was interned in… More

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Release Date: January 27, 2014
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A unique, highly personal approach to unraveling the endless mysteries of the Shoah.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Finding their way by flashlight, the siblings explore the labyrinthine tunnels of Gusen, dug by forced labor, that became a secret aircraft factory.

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Prairie Miller
WBAI Radio

The director probes terror and the politics of place, and the rounded off numbers of human history that don't add up. As his siblings, ambivalent adult offspring of Holocaust survivors, express resentment about inevitable emotionally thwarted childhood.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This self-indulgent documentary about the family dynamics among the children of a Holocaust survivor could have used a more ruthless editor.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

Fisher's use of POV shots overlaid with narrated readings from his father's diary poignantly captures his desire to consciously inhabit scarred spaces ...

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Kam Williams
myfilmblog

A bittersweet tale of survival, as well as a priceless history lesson for the ages illustrating man's capacity for inhumanity to his fellow man.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The siblings react with humor and horror to what they discover. So will many viewers of this self-indulgent but engaging work.

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Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Adds to documentary canon of the Holocaust as it grapples with repercussions and impact decades later on the next generation. . .though [family] arguments are hard to follow.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Emotionally cathartic and engrossing with just the right amount of levity.

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