Denial (2016)
First screened in November 2016
Director: Mick Jackson. Cast: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden, Harriet Walter, Alex Jennings, Caren Pistorius, Mark Gatiss, John Sessions, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Pip Carter, Jackie Clune, Will Attenborough. Screenplay: David Hare (based on the book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier by Deborah Lipstadt).

Twitter Capsule: Begins with such dispatch, followed soon by an interesting sequence in Auschwitz, but then slows and stiffens. Poor lensing.

VOR:   The timeliness of its war on blatant historical untruth was much remarked. Otherwise, it's hard to make grand claims about its artistic value.

Photo © 2016 Bleecker Street Media/BBC Films/
Krasnoff Foster Entertainment/Participant Media

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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