Heda Blochová was born in Prague into the Jewish family of the cofounder of the well-known Koh-i-noor factory. She married Rudolf Margolius, a lawyer. Soon after the wedding the young couple and the whole Margolius family were deported to the ghetto in Lodz. After spending a couple of years there, they were all taken to Oswiecim concentration camp. There the family was parted. Heda was lucky enough to be taken to a labour camp after a few months and was finally made to join the Death March. She managed to escape the guards and thus saved her life.
The story of the tragic fate of the second wife of Joseph Stalin - Nadezhda Allilueva. It could be a classic love story, if not for one nuance: these men and women - Joseph Stalin and Nadezhda Alliluyeva. She first saw him when she was 12 years old, and he is 34 years old. He was a close friend of the Alliluyevs, famous revolutionaries, whose home was the refuge of many prominent fighters with the tsarist regime. A young, charming, kind Caucasian dzhigit with heroic destiny, Stalin had just fled from exile. And Nadya fell in love. At the age of 16 she becomes his wife. The development of their relations takes place against the background of historical events of the early twentieth century: the February and October Revolution, the Civil War, the death of Lenin, the seizure of power by Stalin. Nadia rushes between love for her husband and understanding of his terrible essence. She tries to escape from this vicious circle, but each time the love for Stalin is stronger ...
The noisy commemoration, celebrated by the Germans in 1993, reached a peak. It was only a question of reconciliation between the adversaries of yesterday and reciprocal pardon. Very laudable intentions which perhaps conceal a memory problem. And if, to too much want to turn the page, the Germans did not come to lose their memories? If history, covered by noise, became mute? If the faults were changed into "details"? The grandchildren of the combatants react in front of the camera to the evocation of these questions and to the spectacle of the vast market of commemorations.
The Battle of Stalingrad, which cost the lives of at least a million German soldiers, Red Army troops and Soviet civilians, was the bloodiest of the decisive battles in the "war of extermination" which Hitler had unleashed. This three-part documentary, employing previously unreleased film footage and brutally frank statements from survivors on both sides, explains exactly how the catastrophe came about and describes the gruesome consequences of the battle for the soldiers and the inhabitants of the city.