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  • Stanley Kubrick’s Unrealized Vision

    By A.J. Goldmann

    August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    When Stanley Kubrick died in March 1999 during the post-production of his final film, “Eyes Wide Shut,” he left behind several pet projects he had been working on for decades. These included a science-fiction riff on “Pinocchio” (later finished by Steven Spielberg as “A.I.”), a...

  • Priest Makes Deal With Devil in ‘Day’

    By Tom Tugend

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Volker Schlaandorff, born in Germany in the fateful year 1939, has explored his country's dark history in such films as "The Tin Drum," "The Ogre" and "The Legend of Rita."

    Now he returns to the Nazi era in the intense "The Ninth Day," a film mature enough to view the Shoah from a...

  • Austria Will Pay

    By Tom Tugend

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When U.S. District Judge Shirley Wohl Kram gave the green light on Wednesday, July 25 for Austria to start paying out $450 million to World War II forced and slave laborers, she had special words of praise for Walter Zifkin.

    Zifkin, said the New York judge, had truly served the...

  • Agreement Reached for Slave Laborers

    By Michael Shapiro

    December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Jews who worked as slave laborers during the Nazi era are one step closer to receiving some measure of compensation for their ordeal.

    After months of torturous negotiations, an agreement has been reached to establish a $5.2 billion fund for these victims of the Holocaust, according...

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