Masterpiece Contemporary; God on Trial
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- Masterpiece Contemporary
- God on Trial
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Masterpiece contemporary, which follows the successful launches of Masterpiece classic and Masterpiece mystery!, will present outstanding British television drama with contemporary themes. Series release date: 2008
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Who is to blame for the greatest of all crimes? Facing extermination in Auschwitz, a group of prisoners solemnly weighs the case against the Lord God, in "God on Trial." Stellan Skarsgard, Antony Sher, Rupert Graves and Dominic Cooper head the cast of this harrowing drama about believers and non-believers coming to terms with a world drenched in evil and suffering.
Faced with the terrors of Auschwitz, a group of prisoners puts God on trial for abandoning His chosen people. Antony Sher (Shakespeare in Love) and Rupert Graves ("The Forsyte Saga") star in this harrowing drama about believers and non-believers coming to terms with unprecedented evil. The 90-minute drama is scripted by celebrated screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce (Welcome to Sarajevo).
A Co-production of Hat Trick Productions Ltd and WGBH Boston
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Contemporary; God on Trial,” 11/09/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5139CCF4C8E54837982DB35C8AA24C62.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Contemporary; God on Trial.” 11/09/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5139CCF4C8E54837982DB35C8AA24C62>.
- APA: Masterpiece Contemporary; God on Trial. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5139CCF4C8E54837982DB35C8AA24C62