The Eternal Road (2000)

Genres - Culture & Society, Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social History  |   Run Time - 57 min.  |  
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This documentary travels back in time to the dark days of Hitler's Third Reich, and examines how three brilliant European composers -Max Reinhardt, Kurt Weill and Meyer Weisgal - launched a musical revolt in response to the unspeakable evils and oppressions that faced them. They did so by creating the opera The Eternal Road, a monumental work designed to draw international attention to the plight of Jews, just prior to the Holocaust. This film chronicles the authorship and initial production of the work.

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pageant, hometown, Jewish, reminiscence, return