Starring Academy Award winner William Hurt as Varian Fry, the American Schindler. An American journalist working in Europe at the outbreak of World War II, Varian Fry was appalled at the Nazi atrocities he witnessed. He became driven to fight against nazi brutality, recognizing that action had to be taken if Jews, artists, intellectuals and European heritage were to survive. VARIAN’s WAR is the true story of this forgotten hero, who at great risk to his own life, saved 2,000 people from certain extermination. DVD only. 122 minutes.
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