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Movie Review: Denial is pretty dull for a film with so much chilling relevance

Denial tells a fact-based story that should be a footnote, but holds a disturbing degree of present-day resonance. In 1996, self-styled historian David Irving filed a lawsuit against actual historian Deborah Lipstadt and her publisher for references in her book Denying The Holocaust that Irving considered libelous and that Lipstadt considered true. She went forward with the trial, even though it was held in Irving’s native England, where the burden of proof is placed on libel defendants, not their accusers.
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