Documentary, 52 min., subtitled in Romanian
In 1940, the family of the young László Nussbaum moved from the town of Turda, remained in Romania, in Cluj, a city that had just returned to Hungary, with the hope of a better life in a country where they felt at home and a whose language they spoke.
Here the teenager László prepared for life, whose stories are the memories of the events of the years following the Vienna arbitration. After the weeks spent in the Cluj ghetto, the whole family arrived in a freight train composed of cattle cars bound for Auschwitz-Birkenau. The sole survivor of to his family, László, prisoner no. 95736 tells us a story of struggle, hope and forgiveness.
Directed by Csibi László
László Csibi was born in Odorheiu Secuiesc, Transylvania, Romania. He is a cinematographer, editor and director. He studied filmmaking at Babes Bolyai University in Cluj. He has work for several years in television production. He’s documentary works is often based on his academic research related to the history and culture of Transylvania.