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Rescuers: Stories of Courgae-Two Women

Rescuers: Stories of Courgae-Two Women

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Sunday, October 05, 1997 N/A
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  • Season: 1997-98
  • Network: Showtime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: WWII, Nazis, Period Piece, True Story
  • Based On: Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage written by G. Block, M. Drucker
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Gay Block and Malka Drucker. Two fact-based dramas about Gentile women who shielded Jews from Nazi persecution. 1. ''Mamusha''- Polish Catholic housekeeper,Gertruda Babilinska, devotes her life to raising and protecting a young Jewish boy after his mother dies during a terrifying Nazi raid. 2. ''Woman On a Bicycle''- Frenchwoman, Marie-Rose Gineste, slowly finds herself assisting the Resistance movement by delivering underground pamphlets from town to town on her bicycle and later hides Jews from the Nazis.


Production Company:

  • Barwood Films IAW Showtime

Production Type:

  • In-House
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