SLOVAKIA SELECTS "THE AUSCHWITZ REPORT" AS OSCAR CANDIDATE
We are proud to announce that the historical drama THE AUSCHWITZ REPORT
directed by the acclaimed Peter Bebjak is Slovakia's candidate for the 93rd Academy Awards in the best international feature film category.The Auschwitz Report
is an adaptation of Alfréd Wetzler's book "What Dante Didn't See", which tells the story of two young Slovak Jews, Alfréd Wetzler and Rudolf Vrba, who managed to escape from the Auschwitz concentration camp and smuggle a detailed report on its operation.
The script was written by veteran Slovak scriptwriter Jozef Paštéka and stars Noel Czuczor and Peter Ondrejicka.
The film is a Slovak/Czech/German co-production and was produced by Bebjak’s company D.N.A. Production and co-produced by Evolution Films, Ostlich Filmproduktion, RTVS and Czech Television, with support from the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Creative Europe and Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung.
The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards will be announced on 15 March 2021 and the ceremony is scheduled for 25 April 2021.
We congratulate Peter Bebjak and the team!