Plot & Details
The year is 1945. Left to fend for herself when her SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, Lore, a fourteen-year-old German girl (striking newcomer Saskia Rosendahl), must lead her four siblings on a harrowing journey across a devastated country. When she meets the charismatic and mysterious young refugee Thomas, (Kai Malina, The 'White Ribbon') Lore soon finds her world shattered by feelings of hatred and desire as she must put her trust in the very person she was always taught to hate in order to survive.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 108min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 02/08/2013
- DVD Release Date: 05/28/2013
- Distributor(s): Music Box Films
- Director(s): Cate Shortland
- Starring: Saskia Rosendahl , Kai Malina , Ursina Lardi , Hans-Jochen Wagner , Nele Trebs
- Themes: Crimes Against Humanity,Journey of Self-Discovery,Finding a Way Back Home,Unlikely Friendships
- Tone: Cerebral,Deliberate,Earnest,Intimate,Lyrical,Somber,Stirring
- Keywords: German [nationality], Germany, Jewish, Nazi, countryside, grandmother
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (02-08-2013)
- Language: English