Directed by Arnold Schwartzman
Simon Wiesenthal is the avenging angel of the Holocaust. For almost half of his 73 years, operating from a cramped, three-room office in Austria, he has run war criminals to earth. A Holocaust research institute in Los Angeles bears his name, and celebrities rush to salute his work. Frank Sinatra's tribute is typical: "I would gladly give up every song I ever sang to rest my head on the pillow of your accomplishments."
The result of all the effort and encomiums is mixed. The concentration-camp survivor has brought hundreds of Nazis and collaborators to court, but they are only...