September 30, 2016 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language
Based on Deborah E. Lipstadt’s acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier." The book recounts Lipstadt’s legal battle for historical truth against David Irving, who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust Denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused; therefore, it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust happened....
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Based on the true story of an author and historian who was forced to prove, in court, that the Holocaust actually happened, Denial
is a CSPAN-level drama that fails to come close to its potential. Despite featuring a talented cast including Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall, Denial
is a disappointing drama through and through. Full movie review »