• Fateless (2005)

Fateless

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: May 9th, 2006

R |2 hr 16 min

Plot Summary

In 1944, 14-year-old Hungarian Jew Gyorgy Koves (Marcell Nagy) quits school to look after his family when his father (János Bán) is deported by the Nazis to a labor camp. Shortly afterward, Gyorgy is seized during a police raid and sent to Auschwitz. Lying about his age to prevent himself from being gassed with the other children, Gyorgy learns from veteran prisoner Bandi Citrom (Áron Dimény) how to survive as he is sent from one concentration camp to another.

Cast: Marcell Nagy, Áron Dimény, András M. Kecskés, József Gyabronka, Endre Harkányi, Daniel Craig, Béla Dóra, Bálint Péntek

Director: Lajos Koltai

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Euroarts, Magic Média, Renegade

Keywords: Survival , Friendship , Growing up , Family , 1940s , Soldier , Deception , Father , Transformation

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The film's power also lies in the honesty of its observation. Though Gyuri survives unfathomable horrors, he can't forget them and, in the end, doesn't want to. They're the only history he has.

  • 90
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Fateless is both haunting and poetic. It also is visually stunning. show more

  • 100
    New York Post

    Profound and majestic. show more

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