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Romek is a Jewish boy from Krakow hiding out with a rural Catholic family in Poland in 1943. Romek soons finds himself in an ackward position with the other children of the village, who don't know whether to view the newcomer as a friend or rival. In a catechism class taught by a local priest, Ramek meets Marka, a local thirteen-year-old whose romantic interest sparks some twists that include betrayal, murder, and revenge with religious overtones.

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Pike Library DVD EDG (Text)
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Williamson Public Library DVD EDG DRAMA (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788856022
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; art director, Ewa Skoczkowska ; editor, Dennis M. Hill ; music, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek ; costume designer, Jagna Janicka ; production designer, Mayling Cheng.
Participant or Performer Note:
Haley Joel Osment, Willem Dafoe, Liam Hess, Richard Banel, Ola Frycz, Olaf Lubaszenko, Malgorzata Foremniak, Andrzej Grabowski, Wojciech Smolarz, Chiril Vahonin, Dorata Piasecka.
Summary, etc.:
Romek is a Jewish boy from Krakow hiding out with a rural Catholic family in Poland in 1943. Romek soons finds himself in an ackward position with the other children of the village, who don't know whether to view the newcomer as a friend or rival. In a catechism class taught by a local priest, Ramek meets Marka, a local thirteen-year-old whose romantic interest sparks some twists that include betrayal, murder, and revenge with religious overtones.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for some violence and sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish and French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Polish Film Festival, 2001: Best Screenplay (Yurek Bogayevicz).
Subject: Jewish children > Poland > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Children > Poland > Drama.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust > Poland > Drama.
Poland > History > Occupation, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Teenagers > Sexual behavior > Drama.
Betrayal > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Youth > Feature.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.


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