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The Joel Files - Documentary
Synopsis : Beate Thalberg's critically acclaimed documentary tells the story of two German families, whose ways first cross in the 1930s. Karl Amson Joel owned the fourth largest mail order company in Germany, but has to leave Germany with is family due to his Jewish roots in 1933. Meanwhile, the Neckermann family gains his business empire by profiteering from the Nazi expropriation laws. Almost seventy years later, their descendants, among them pop star Billy Joel, meet in Vienna to confront themselves and each other with their
Premiere Status : Florida Country of Origin : Austria/Germany/USA Language : English Runtime : 59 min Genre : Documentary Producers : Rudi Dolezal, H. Rossacher Director : Beate Thalberg Writer : na Cast : Billy Joel & Family & Neckermenn Family Website : na