Dir. Cate Shortland (108min, Australia/Germany/UK, 2012)
German with English Subtitles
Left to fend for themselves after their Nazi parents are arrested by the Allies at the end of WWII, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents' actions. Along the way, they find help from a seemingly unlikely source–a charismatic Jewish refugee named Thomas.
Australian Submission for Best Foreign Language Academy Award©
Winner - Golden Starfish Award, Hamptons International Film Festival
Winner - Audience Award, Locarno International Film Festival
Winner - Critics Award, Hamburg Film Festival