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Questions for "SHTTL"

  • Many reviewers have noted that SHTTL takes a different approach to telling the story of the Holocaust. In what way is it different?

  • Why do you think the letter “e” missing from the word “SHTTL”? 

  • The film is in black & white. How does the cinematography impact the film?

  • There are several different conflicts driving the Jewish community in this town. What are they?

  • The director filmed the film in a “single-shot style” just as Alfred Hitchcock did in his 1948 mystery Rope. Were you aware of this non-close-up style when watching the film? What impact did this style have on your take of the characters?

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