Many books and films have undertaken the task of recording accounts of Jewish survival during the Third Reich, but few are as astonishing as the story of Viennese Jew Edith Hahn. Hahn not only assumed a false Christian identity and lived among the Nazis as a full-blooded Aryan, but went so far as to marry a member of the Nazi party. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, Liz Garbus's no-frills documentary alternates between readings from Hahn's memoirs (published in 1999 as The Nazi Officer's Wife
and read in voice-over by Julia Ormond) and interviews with Hahn herself, who spins a nearly unbelievable tale. Hahn was a 24-year-old law student when Germany annexed Austria ...