Seeing this on TV as a teen, I was curious to view it 30 years later. I was prepared for a dated, corny, watered-down version of what occurred during that terrible time in history. I was more than pleasantly surprised! Joseph Bottoms' acting aside, the rest of the cast ran from good to stellar. There is a wonderful juxtaposition of the Weiss and Dorf families, which is unique to this story. This is subtle and grand, public and personal, and while we are horrified, it also makes us think. A relevant and worthwhile DVD to add to your collection.