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Murmelstein's Moral

?The Last of the Unjust? is at once a documentary on the Holocaust, a character portrait, an inquiry into the nature of evil, a rumination on drawing moral distinctions, and a lesson on the pedagogical limits of film. [...] In ?The Last of the Unjust,? Lanzmann takes a massive amount of interview footage with one Viennese rabbi, Bernard Murmelstein, originally intended for ?Shoah,? and uses it to home in on this particular Jew caught up in the ethical quagmire of the concentration camps.

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