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A moving meditation on guilt and reconciliation, this 52 minute documentary film explores the unwritten cost of war and genocide on future generations – of both victims and perpetrators. Bettina Goering, descendent of Nazi war criminal Herman Goering, comes to Australia to meet Ruth Rich, artist and the daughter of Holocaust survivors. With astonishing honesty and courage, both women attempt to reconcile the traumas in their bloodlines. More...

A film by Cynthia Connop


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An Enchanted Edge Media production. Produced in association with the Australian Film Commission and ABC TV.
© Australian Film Commission and Cynthia Connop 2007.