Watch this now: Oma & Bella

There are so many things to say about this movie, but first, a confession – it completely did me in. You are warned. Two kicky old ladies (one of them is director Alexa Karolinski’s grandmother, or Oma), living together in Berlin, shopping, having parties, cooking, cooking, cooking – and dealing with their memories of the Holocaust, which they survived, unlike almost everyone else they knew before the age of 12. As Bella says, “Everybody became a bit modern. Not me. I stayed exactly the way I was.” These are the ghosts of war, truly marching on. Streaming now on Amazon.

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