David Poster

Release Date: 1979

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
David (Mario Fischel), the son of a local rabbi (Walter Taub), sees the rise in anti-Semitism in 1930s Germany, but it isn't until his father's synagogue is burned down and his mother (Irene Vrkijan) is harassed and intimidated that he realizes just how dangerous Germany has become. For a while, he and his family manage to survive underground in Berlin. But a close encounter with a Nazi officer convinces him to break ties with everyone he loves and head out on his own.

Cast: Mario Fischel, Walter Taub, Irene Vrkijan

Director: Peter Lilienthal

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Mother, Escape, Son, Family, Rise, Sacrifice, 1930s