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The Long Way Home (1997)

Not Rated
120 min | Documentary, History, War

The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.
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Producers
Marvin Hier (as Rabbi Marvin Hier) | Richard Trank
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Release date
Sep 19, 1997 (United States)

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Morgan Freeman
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Israel Lau
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Livia Shacter
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Abraham Klausner
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Winston Churchill
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Ernest Bevin
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Harry S. Truman
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Clement Attlee
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
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George S. Patton
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Herbert Friedman
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Hermann Göring
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Ruth Gruber
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Harold Katz
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James Byrnes
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Yael Danieli
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Abba Eban
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Andrei Gromyko
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Clark Clifford
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Edward Asner
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Sean Astin
Earl G. Harrison, Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization (voice) Earl G. Harrison, Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization (voice)   See fewer
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Martin Landau
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Michael York
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Rick Bandes
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Curt Lowens
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Marc Lynn
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Akiva Potok
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Rich Amend
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Menachem Begin
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David Ben-Gurion
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Alexander Cadogan
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Walter Cronkite
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Hans Frank
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Wilhelm Frick
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Ernst Kaltenbrunner
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Wilhelm Keitel
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Golda Meir
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Alfred Rosenberg
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Arthur Seyß-Inquart
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Franz von Papen
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Baldur von Schirach
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Chaim Weizmann
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7.5 / 10 | 698 votes