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Filmmaker James Moll talks about his film and how it allowed him to revisit the Holocaust from a perspective that hasn't been seen before.

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Monika talks about her mother Ruth's regrets.

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Monika and Helen visit Amon Goeth's villa where Helen was enslaved during WWII.

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A Nazi commandant's daughter and a Holocaust survivor remember the Nazi's cruelty and his mistress' indifference.

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A post-screening discussion between James Moll and the two main subjects in his film.

Filmmaker Interviews

Moll talks about the shortcomings of the conventional viewpoint on the Holocaust and impact of the Holocaust on future generations.


Inheritance is the story of Monika Hertwig, the daughter of mass murderer Amon Goeth, and her efforts to come to terms with her "inheritance."

  • Updated on March 31, 2014

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Inheritance (90 min.)

Premiere Date: December 10, 2008

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Filmmaker: James Moll Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Critical Acclaim | Press Release Emmy Award Win


James Moll
James Moll

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Critical Acclaim

Powerful... Throughout, Mr. Moll illustrates the narrative with a remarkable collection of archival materials. Then, just when you think he has wrung all the emotions out... the women jolt you again, describing how the wartime experiences affected their loved ones for decades after.”

— Neil Genzlinger
The New York Times

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