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New on DVD: The Last Happy Day by Lynne Sachs

Posted April 29th, 2010 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

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The Last Happy Day by Lynne Sachs
THE LAST HAPPY DAY is a half hour experimental documentary portrait of Sandor Lenard, a distant cousin of filmmaker Lynne Sachs and a Hungarian medical doctor. Lenard was a writer with a Jewish background who fled the Nazis. During the war, the US Army Graves Registration Service hired Lenard to reconstruct the bones – small and large – of dead American soldiers. Eventually Sandor found himself in remotest Brazil where he embarked on the translation of “Winnie the Pooh” into Latin, an eccentric task which catapulted him to brief world wide fame.  Read more and purchase..