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Denial

Synopsis
Based on the book ‘Denial: Holocaust History on Trial’ by Professor Deborah Lipstadt, this feature film recounts Lipstadt’s legal battle for historical truth against British scholar David Irving, who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. Lipstadt’s legal team, in which British Professor Anthony Julius was lead solicitor, had to prove that the Holocaust occurred.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2017
Subjects
History; Law
Keywords
Holocaust; libel law; academic research

Credits

Director
Mick Jackson
Cast
Rachel Weisz 
Timothy Spall 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£5.25
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
110 minutes
Year
2018

Distributor

 

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