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語言:英語 
 
根據Helga Schneider親身故事改編,她的母親在1941年拋下四歲的她加入納粹黨衛軍。2000年,她發現母親還在世,住在維也納的養老院。Helga及女兒孫女尋獲親人的喜悅,很快就因真相揭露而消失無蹤。當年Helga的母親自願拋下女兒,加入歷史上最邪惡的政權。
 
根據Helga Schneider親身故事改編。她的母親在1941年拋下四歲的她加入納粹黨衛軍,受訓之後在奧許維茨集中營擔任守衛。本片將年代設在2000年,描述Helga和女兒孫女在尋獲親人之後,終於發現70年前的恐怖事件以及不可告人的秘密。
 
編劇/導演:波莉史提爾
製片:大衛布洛德,莉茲皮克林,波莉史提爾
製作公司:In Trust Films
演員:茱麗葉史蒂文森《人鬼未了情》,喬迪梅《獵魔士》《權力遊戲》,露西波頓《東方快車謀殺案》《波西米亞狂想曲》,卡琳貝特琳,斯坦利韋伯《古戰場傳奇》
 
獎項:
2017年愛丁堡國際電影節正式入選
2017年斯科茨戴爾國際電影節正式入選
2017年本頓維電影節最佳整體演出評審獎
2018年費爾霍普電影節觀眾票選獎,波莉史提爾及莉茲皮克林
 
 
影評:
「根據Helga Schneider回憶錄改編,描述家族中四個世代的女人面對過去的傷痛。」史蒂文森說:「這是一個精彩又極端的故事,Helga四歲失去母親,事後才知道她是去奧許維茨集中營擔任守衛。母女在數十年後終於見面,Helga發現母親毫無懺悔之心。」(英國電訊報)
 
「……演員表現傑出,特別是茱麗葉史蒂文森及卡琳貝特琳……」(紐西蘭時報)
 
茱麗葉史蒂文森在這部低成本英國劇情片裡,精彩詮釋一名恥於提起母親過去罪行的女子。(衛報)
 
《我的母親是納粹》是一部攝影優美、題材充滿勇氣的電影,茱麗葉史蒂文森及卡琳貝特琳表現精彩,劇情發人省思。(紐西蘭先驅報)
 
 
《我的母親是納粹》是一部瑕不掩瑜的佳作。(stuff.co.nz)
 
 
LET ME GO (UK/2017/DRAMA)
LET ME GO
 
Language: English 
 
Based on the true-life story of Helga Schneider who was abandoned by her mother in 1941 when she was only four years old. It’s the year 2000 and the lives of three generations of women are turned upside down when Helga’s mother is revealed to still be alive in a Viennese nursing home. For Helga’s daughter and grand-daughter, initial joy soon turns to deep trauma as the terrible secret of their family’s past is revealed. Helga’s mother did not just abandon her. She made a choice… between being a mother or a willing participant in the most evil regime in history.
 
Based on the true-life story of Helga Schneider who was abandoned by her mother in 1941 when she was only four years old. Helga’s mother had gone to join the Nazi SS where she underwent special training to qualify as a concentration camp guard in Auschwitz. The film is set in the year 2000, following not only Helga and her mother’s journeys but the next two generations of their family and the suffering they endure following revelations of long held secrets around the horrific events that took place over 70 years ago.
 
Writer/Director: Polly Steele
Producer: David Broder, Lizzie Pickering, Polly Steele
Production Co: In Trust Films
Cast: Juliet Stevenson, Jodhi May, Lucy Boynton, Karin Bertling
Stanley Weber
 
Awards:
Official Selection, Edinburgh IFF, 2017.
Official Selection, Scottsdale IFF, 2017.
Jury Award, Best Ensemble, Bentonville FF, 2017.
Polly Steele & Lizzie Pickering, Audience Choice Awards, Fairhope FF, 2018.
 
 
Reviews:
“The film, which is based on the memoir by Helga Schneider, follows four generations of women in the same family as they deal with the legacy of abuse and trauma. “It is a riveting, extreme story,” says Stevenson. “Helga loses her mother at four, and then learns it was to go off to be a camp officer at Auschwitz. And when they finally meet up, decades later, Helga discovers her mother is unrepentant. She is a monster.” – Telegraph UK
 
“…strong acting performances – of Juliet Stevenson and Karin Bertling in particular….” – times NZ 
 
Juliet Stevenson gives a typically excellent performance of bottled up shame and guilt as a woman haunted by the sins of her mother in this low-budget British drama. – Guardian
 
While the tone feels uneven, Let Me Go is handsomely shot and filled with brave subject matter - and, thanks to strong performances by Stevenson and Bertling, it leaves you with plenty to ponder. – New Zealand Herald
 
Flaws, contrivances and occasional mis-steps aside, Let Me Go, in its best moments, is a very, very good film indeed. – stuff.co.nz