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VIENNA'S LOST DAUGHTERS

by Mirjam Unger

synopsis

The story of eight women who were forced to flee Vienna between 1938 and 39 because of their Jewish origins and who now live in, or near, New York. The documentary attempts to examine what it was like to survive Hitler's regime, and how the memories of that time affect the women's day-to-day life in America.

international title: Vienna's Lost Daughters
original title: Wiens verlorene Töchter
country: Austria
year: 2007
genre: documentary
directed by: Mirjam Unger
film run: 87'
screenplay: Sonja Ammann, Lisa Juen, Mirjam Unger
producer: Nina Kusturica, Eva Testor
backing: Österreichisches Filminstitut (Austrian Film Institute), ORF
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