Holocaust

(1978)
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Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family of German Jews and that of a rising member of the SS, who gradually becomes a merciless war criminal. Holocaust highlighted numerous important events which occurred up to and during World War II, such as Kristallnacht, the creation of Jewish ghettos and later, the use of gas chambers. Although the miniseries won several awards and received critical acclaim, it was criticized by some, including noted Holocaust survivor and author Elie Wiesel, who described it as "untrue and offensive."

Series Cast

  1. James Woods

    James Woods

    Karl Weiss

    5 Episodes

  2. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Inga Helms Weiss

    5 Episodes

  3. Rosemary Harris

    Rosemary Harris

    Berta Palitz-Weiss

    5 Episodes

  4. Michael Moriarty

    Michael Moriarty

    Erik Dorf

    5 Episodes

  5. Fritz Weaver

    Fritz Weaver

    Dr. Josef Weiss

    5 Episodes

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Season 1

1978 | 5 Episodes

Season 1 of Holocaust premiered on April 16, 1978.

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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 140m

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