FATE DID NOT LET ME GO
"A REMARKABLE STORY…
A Long-Lost Letter Transcends Time And Death
In This Moving Tale Of A Mother's Love
And The Strength Of The Human Spirit."
- The New York Times All-Movie Guide
"A Fascinating, Moving Story.
We Urge Everyone To See This Documentary."
- Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA-TV)
"An Exceptional Woman Wrote A Unique Letter,
Which Inspired Two Important Works Of Art."
- Václav Havel, Former President of the Czech Republic
Narrated by Emmy Award® winner Martin Sheen and two-time Academy Award® nominee Liv Ullmann, Fate Did Not Let Me Go tells the extraordinary story of the farewell letter written by Valli Ollendorff to her son just days before her death in a Nazi concentration camp in 1942. Lost for nearly 50 years, the letter mysteriously arrived in 1985 when her son Ulrich was 79 years old. This award-winning
documentary has already been broadcast on more than 160 PBS stations
Fate Did Not Let Me Go is also available in a special
hardcover edition, beautifully illustrated with more than
25 photographs, a foreword by Stephen Ollendorff and
biographical information on the Ollendorff family.
Visit the original Fate Did Not Let Me Go
featuring movie clips, e-cards, a school study guide,
purchase information and more: www.fatedidnotletmego.com
On December 4th, 2007, Fate Did Not Let Me Go had its Israeli premiere at
The Yad Vashem Visual Center in Jerusalem. The film's debut screening audience included the Ollendorff family, Rabbi Jack Bemporad, director Yakov Sedlar, and survivors from city of Breslau.
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