April 10, 2008
Stand Apart: Salomon Sorowitsch (Karl Markovics) uses his criminal credentials to distinguish himself from other people imprisoned in a concentration camp.
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The recent winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year revisits the holocaust with fresh eyes.
Salomon “Sally” Sorowitsch bears little resemblance to the innocent, law-abiding victim in most Holocaust movies. Indeed, with his prominent jaw, compact but wiry frame, and furtive eyes, Sally looks more like someone to be picked ...