Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh Image

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Summary: Blessed Is the Match is the first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, the World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc. Safe in Palestine in 1944, she joined a mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. With unprecedented access to the Senesh family archive, this powerful story unfolds through the writings and photographs of Hannah and Catherine Senesh. (Balcony Releasing)

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Runtime: 86 min
Production: Katahdin Foundation, The
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Roberta Grossman Director
Writer Credit
Sophie Sartain Writer
Cast Credit
Akiva Zasman Kallos
Alona Tal Narrator
Andrej Polak Tissandier
Jindrich Hinke Interrogator Rozsa
Joan Allen Narrator
Marcela Nohynkova Catherine Senesh
Meri Roth Hannah Senesh
Monika Malacova Elizabeth Marton
Pavla Beretova Teenage Girl 1
Zdenek Astr Captain Simon
Zdenek Kozakovic Giora Senesh
Zuzana Stavna Teenage Girl 2
Producer Credit
Hofheimer Lisa Associate Producer
Lisa Thomas Producer
Marta Kauffman Producer
Pavlina Zipkova Line Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: