Sunday, June 6, 2021

IT'S A TRAGIC VOYAGE TO AUSCHWITZ FOR JAKOB OFTEBRO IN POWERFUL NORWEGIAN HISTORICAL DRAMA BETRAYED!

   BETRAYED TRAILER FOR  
NORWEGIAN HISTORICAL DRAMA
Today I'm presenting you with a new war drama coming from Norway, which has been released this month. BETRAYED was directed by Eirik
The film premiered at Christmas in Norway
Svensson and stars our favourite of their stars Jakob Oftebro. During World War II, millions of Jews from all over Europe are deported and killed in German concentration camps. When the German troops invade Norway, the Norwegian Jews feel safe and protected. But anti Semitism knows no borders and as the war escalates in Europe, the situation changes drastically. Suddenly, their radios are taken away; their passports are stamped with a big J and one day, all the men men over the age of 15 are arrested and taken to prisons camps. Many of the women left behind are too frightened to escape and are desperately waiting for their husbands and sons to come back home.
The film is available in USA, UK and other countries
On November 26, 1942, hundreds of Jews are picked up by the police in the middle of the night and are transported to the dock in Oslo. Unknowing and frightened men, women, children, sick and old are forced on board the awaiting German cargo ship "SS DONAU". The ship leaves with 532 Norwegian Jews onboard; 302 men, 188 women and 42 children. The end station is Auschwitz. BETRAYED is based on the true story about the Braude family. An ordinary Norwegian family whose fate is sealed by the fact that they are Jews.

20 comments:

  1. Oh man, that's awful. It sounds like a heartbreaking emotional movie to watch.

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    1. Yep, us here in Europe really had it rough during the wars.

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  2. I will have to torrent this one. Definitely hard to watch, but a must. History is full of ugliness, but these stories are so important to tell and keep alive.

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    1. They should show to kids in school and most of today's kids are blooming dimwits, but it is so hard knowing the truth for sure these days.

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    2. We had to watch Schindler's List when I was in 11th grade and that stuck with me for a really long time. I remember we would have Holocaust survivors come talk to us when I was in middle school, and that made a huge impact. Sadly, there are only a handful of survivors left. That's why it's so important for these stories to be documented and told to the younger generations. When they are all gone, I fear that future generations will not truly grasp the horrors of that era and history will eventually repeat itself. I mean, look how many idiots still think it's made up today.

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    3. Not only that they will not truly grasp it but they won't believe it happened at all. Our generations grew up three, four decades after the war but our education was very much based on the memory of the war and lessons taken from it. Somewhere along the line people forgot it and today's kids don't really believe it, understand it, don't care about it... look at that idiotic moron Pink who let her kids play at the Auschwitz memorial and was even angry when she was criticized for it. Cannot stand her nor her brats, especially now that she is pushing her daughter into the business. Today's people don't understand the negativity of nepotism.

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    4. Oooh, I didn't hear that about Pink. I usually love her and tend to back her social causes. She did refuse an invitation to meet Prince William telling him to eff off until he stopped hunting. And when the likes of Paris Hilton and Nicole Ritchie hit the scene and started making girls believe it was cool to act like an air head, she blasted them on talk shows and came out with the song Stupid Girls. So, that's freaking disappointing to me that she'd disrespect Auschwitz in that manner. Memorials need to be respected, not used as a photo opp for Instagram likes. When we were in NY and stopped by the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Leah thought it would be a great time to use her phone. Jason was so PISSED, he grabbed her by the arm, marched her outside, gave her a stern talking to about respect for the innocent lives lost that day, took her phone away and made her sit there until she apologized and was ready to come back in and act like a decent human being.

      I absolutely loved it when that artist shamed the Holocaust Memorial tourists with his photoshop pics. He needs to keep doing that until people realize how stupid they look when they act like idiots at these spots.

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    5. I bet Leah did not get it, though.

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    6. Nope. She's still an asshole.

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    7. Like mommy like daughter lol

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  3. Historical? 😏 Yeah, better don't count me in. 🤷‍♂️

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    1. I'd never count myself out when it comes to Jakob Oftebro and other Scandinavian bros :)

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    2. Haha, noted 😛

      I wonder how the readers feel (I'm not one), when they find out their favorite book(s) get a TV show/movie version. Think some flip out. 😜

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    3. As someone who works with books (I translate international bestsellers for the readers in my country) I love it when some of my translations gets an adaptation, but sadly most of them are not better than books. In rare occassions, it is vice versa, like in the case of Ken Follett's books and adaptations.

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  4. I am trying Edge instead of firefox to comment. Hopefully it will work.
    This is for sure one for us though we have already watched lots of world war II movies.

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    1. It worked :) Try to disable Firefox shields when you are commenting, maybe that will help with that browser. Or maybe it is just temporary.

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  5. Normally I'm all in on WW2 tales, but this one sounds too difficult to watch. Imagine being a sitting duck with the hopes of your family returning, only to find out your next? My favorite WW2 tales are the ones where families are reunited. My grandfather fought in WW2 before he left Sicily as a middle aged man. I often tell my dad to write down his stories before they're forgotten, although his stories always had a hint of "hope". This story seems hopeless!

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    1. My granny and her father kept Jews as workers on their farms to save them from being sent to camps. Some of them liked to visit her decades after the war.

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    2. I love hearing stories like this. Many Americans don't have experiences like those so I always really enjoyed hearing my grandfather's adventures despite the broken English.

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    3. Yes, most of our culture here in Europe is built upon the experiences from wars. It is deeply ingrained in the national being, tradition, upbringing, opinions... of course, not when are the one causing the war, but defending the nation.

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