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PG-13| 2 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
This dramatic story of a hero against his will is set in a small Czech town occupied by German forces during the last years of the Second World War. Josef and Marie are a childless couple who yearn for a baby; unfortunately, he is sterile. One day they meet David, a young Jewish man and former neighbor recently escaped from a concentration camp, to whom they give refuge in their home.

Cast: Boleslav Polivka , Csongor Kassai , Jaroslav Dusek , Anna Siskova , Jiri Pecha , Martin Huba , Simona Stasová , Vladimir Marek

Director: Jan Hrebejk

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Divided We Fall (2000)

Release Date: June 8th, 2001|2 hr. 3 min.

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  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Audiences will talk about how satisfying this movie is. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Bears no resemblance to the smarmy fraud that Roberto Benigni perpetrated in "Life Is Beautiful." show more

  • 88
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    The film treats the ensuing issues of conscience and compromise with subtlety and warmth. show more

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