I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life And Legacy Of Simon Wiesenthal
I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life And Legacy Of Simon Wiesenthal (2007)

Richard Trank's documentary I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life and Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal joins Into the Arms of Strangers, The Power of Good, and other recent nonfiction films that reflect on WWII-era individuals emotionally… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: May 23, 2007
DVD Release Date: September 11, 2007
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune

More objective filmmakers might have delved a little deeper and produced something more real.

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Lael Loewenstein
Los Angeles Times

The film successfully contextualizes [Wisenthal's] legacy for a new generation.

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Kam Williams
Sly Fox

An overdue testament to a one-man six-million man march in memory of all those who no longer had a voice.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

It's an exercise in hero worship that couldn't be more justified, even though Wiesenthal would have been modestly embarrassed by the honor.

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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

[Director] Trank is so busy fashioning [Wiesenthal] as a superhero that little light is shed on the man's relentlessness and his stubborn determination to keep his data center in Vienna even under siege from a shabby Austrian smear campaign.

Peter Calder
New Zealand Herald

Much more than a hagiography, the film nevertheless cannot escape the charge of being excessively reverential. But it is nonetheless a compelling portrait of a man's important legacy to history.

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Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

Persuasive and engaging, if one-sided. It could be argued there is only one side to argue.

Tamara Straus
San Francisco Chronicle

The film dramatically shows how many of the criminals on Wiesenthal's lists were eventually sent to jail or died from heart attacks or suicide when they were at last located.

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David Mattin
BBC.com

A tragic, inspiring film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"I Have Never Forgotten You" is an enthralling documentary about Simon Wiesenthal, war crimes investigator, that by relying on… More