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598 Ratings

Human Remains

Directed by Jay Rosenblatt
United States, 1998
Documentary, Short


Illustrates the banality of evil by creating intimate portraits of five of the 20th century’s most reviled dictators: Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, Francisco Franco and Mao Tse Tung. Showing the private and mundane details of their everyday lives.

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Human Remains Directed by Jay Rosenblatt

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1998 | Honorable Mention: Short Filmmaking Award

International Documentary Association

1998 | Winner: Short Documentaries

1998 | Nominee: Video Source Award

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Best Short Narrative Film

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