Can Hollywood successfully tackle the horror of the Holocaust?

Critics say three new films depicting 'humanity's darkest chapter' offer 'unexpected hopefulness'

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A scene from 'Occupied City', a documentary about Amsterdam between 1940 and 1945 made by British director Steve McQueen
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Three new films about the Holocaust are set to be released this year as Hollywood continues to grapple with the horror of the Nazi murder of 6 million Jews. 

The films "could not be more different", said The Guardian's Jonathan Freedland, but they do share one thing: "a tacit belief that the Shoah remains humanity's ultimate moral test case." 

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