Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story is a 1989 American drama film directed by Brian Gibson and written by Abby Mann, Robin Vote and Ron Hutchinson. The film stars Ben Kingsley, Renée Soutendijk, Craig T. Nelson, Anton Lesser, Jack Shepherd and Paul Freeman. The film premiered on HBO on April 23, 1989.
|Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story|
|Written by||Abby Mann|
|Directed by||Brian Gibson|
Craig T. Nelson
|Theme music composer||Bill Conti|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Graham Benson|
David R. Ginsburg
|Running time||160 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Citadel Entertainment|
As Austrian Jews living in Ukraine at the beginning of World War II, Simon Wiesenthal, and his family are captured by Nazis and sent to live in a series of prison camps, where Wiesenthal cheats death several times. When he is liberated from Mauthausen in 1945, Wiesenthal provides vital information to the Americans in the Nuremberg War Trials and dedicates his life to hunting down Nazi war criminals, even though doing so comes at a cost to his family.
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- "Murderers-Among-Us-The-Simon-Wiesenthal-Story - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". NYTimes.com. 1989-04-22. Retrieved 2016-02-06.
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