Exodus - The True Story
Documentaries • 1h 18m
This is the story of three orphaned kids who in the end of World War II return home to discover they have no home and no parents. With no family left, they realize the only safe haven for them is Palestine. After a journey of two years across a shattered Europe and with help from the French government they finally reach the shores of southern France, embarking on a river boat called "President Warfield" to an unforgettable journey on the high seas. There the English Navy destroyers rammed the Exodus time and again until they had to surrender, plowing slowly to the port of Haifa. Immediately thereafter being deported back, this time on deck of three English ships (floating Gail) to Germany to a place they all know too well, the concentration camps.
Languages: English & Hebrew, English subtitles
Directors: Uri Borreda, Itzik Lerner
Producer: Shemi Shoenfeld
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