STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME
THE FILMTHE MAKING OFTHE FILMMAKERTALKBACK
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Ina was young, beautiful and rich; Jack was balding, poor and married. They became involved in an unlikely romance, in the even more improbable setting of a Nazi concentration camp. A tale of two, star-crossed lovers, chronicled in secret, lyrical love letters, STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME is a transcendent, complex story of a love affair that began during the Holocaust and continues to survive.
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Jack Polak and Ina Soep sit in conversation with Mich¸le Ohayon

The Making Of:

“My biggest challenge as a filmmaker was… could a 94-year-old Jack and an 84-year-old Ina carry a movie?”   More >>

The Filmmaker:

“…It is not a film about the Holocaust; it’s a film about an intimate, personal experience that could have happened to any one of us. I realized that if we can all remember that, such genocide will never happen again.”   More >>
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