Out of the Ashes

Out of the Ashes

Christine Lahti
Director: Joseph Sargent Cast: Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
, Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
, Richard Crenna
Richard Crenna
Joseph Sargent


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Christine Lahti stars in Out of the Ashes as a gynecologist who survives the Nazi genocide by working at Auschwitz. The biopic comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Stereo, while a Spanish soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include interviews with the actors and the director, as well as a map of the major Holocaust death camps.

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Product Details

Release Date: 04/20/2004
UPC: 0758445110821
Original Release: 2003
Rating: R
Source: Showtime Ent.
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 42,917

Special Features

Closed Caption; Interviews with Christine Lahti, Bruce Davidson, Beau Bridges, and director Joseph Sargent; "The Choices of Dr. Gisella Perl"; Holocaust sites map

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christine Lahti Gisella Perl
Beau Bridges Herman Prenitss
Richard Crenna Jake Smith
Bruce Davison Peter Schuman
Jonathan Cake Dr. Mengele
Zoie Palmer Didi Goldstein
Jolyon Baker Frederick Krauss
Jessica Beitchman Marta Weiss
Oliver Cotton Moshe Perl
Michelle Fine Fanny Perl
Maria Ricossa Esther Jacob
Ingrid Veninger Zozia
Emma Wellbelove Young Gisella
Nina Young Irma Griese
Vytautas Rumsas David Perl
Inga Tuminiene Cilla Perl
Adrija Cepaite-Palsauskiene Rose Perl
Inga Maskarina Helen Perl
Nola Augustson Sarah Goldstein
Alan Jordan Issac Goldstein
Judah Katz Dr. Jonas Ruben
Monika Biciunaite Dr. Ruth Stern
Kilimciauskaite Katya Weiss
Kristina Mauruseviciute Leitu
Getter Kosolov Young Cilla Perl
Aurelija Pasmuntaite Young Rose Perl
Joonas Suokko Young David Perl
Elena Stonciute Young Helen Perl

Technical Credits
Joseph Sargent Director
Gerald W. Abrams Executive Producer
Charles Bernstein Score Composer
Michael Brown Editor
Thomas Michael Donnelly Executive Producer
Jeff Steven Ginn Production Designer
Robert Halmi Executive Producer
Galius Klicius Art Director
Lee Levinson Producer
Anne Meredith Teleplay
Marianne Moloney Executive Producer
Donald M. Morgan Cinematographer
Daiva Petrulyte Costumes/Costume Designer
Genovaite Vidauskaite Art Director
Edward Wessex Executive Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A Certain Way [10:23]
2. Is It Not Right? [7:17]
3. Question of Ethics [11:18]
4. We Are a Family [11:05]
5. Entering Auschwitz [7:42]
6. Do Me a Favor [2:04]
7. Its Own Logic [12:26]
8. Women's Infirmary [9:45]
9. Trying to Live [9:34]
10. A Special Case [8:58]
11. Giving Back Life [11:43]
12. End Credits [7:35]

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