EXCLUSIVE : Greenwich Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to well-received Holocaust documentary Love It Was Not , which will play at Hot Docs this month. Israeli filmmaker Maya Sarfaty's film charts the remarkable and harrowing true love story between a prisoner and a Nazi. Beautiful and full of life, Helena Citron is taken to Auschwitz as a teenager (one of the first 1000 transported to the concentration camp), and soon finds unlikely solace under the protection of Franz Wunsch, a barely older SS officer who falls in love with her and her magnetic singing voice. Risking execution if caught, they went on with their forbidden romantic relationship for two and a half years until the war ended and the camp was liberated. Related Story Greenwich Entertainment Acquires Documentary ‘The Big Scary “S” Word’ On “Rich History” Of American Socialism Thirty years later, a letter arrives from Wunsch's wife asking Helena to "return the favor" — testify on Wunsch's behalf at his war crimes trial. Faced with an impossible decision, Helena must choose. Will she help the man who brutalized so many lives, but saved hers? Filmmaker Sarfaty painstakingly worked through the archives of Israel's Yad Vashem and Steven… Read full this story
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