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"I felt the limitations of documentary filmmaking with A War Story. Often you are bound by your research and personal connections. I felt protective of my parents. And when I took a group of men back to where the camp had been, I felt exploitive. [...] It was horrendous what they had endured, and now I was forcing them to relive what they had spent most of their lives trying to forget."
-- Anne Wheeler


Source:
Thompson, Peggy. "I Like to Work One-on-One." Interview with Anne Wheeler. In The Young, the Restless, and the Dead: Interviews with Canadian Filmmakers, edited by George Melnyk. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008. (p. 102)