Picks and Pans Review: Playing for Time

updated 05/16/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/16/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (8-11 p.m. ET)

Vanessa Redgrave and Jane Alexander star in this harrowing TV movie about a handful of Auschwitz prisoners who escape death at the hands of the Nazis by performing in a women's orchestra. The casting of Redgrave stirred protest among Jewish groups because of her outspoken pro-Palestinian sympathies. (Repeat)

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