• Lore (2013)

Lore

Release Date: February 8th, 2013

DVD Release Date: May 28th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

As Allied forces sweep across Germany, five children embark on a journey that challenges their notions of family, love and friendship.

Cast: Mika Seidel, Ursina Lardi, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Sven Pippig, Philip Wiegratz, Katrin Pollitt, Hendrik Arnst, Claudia Geisler

Director: Cate Shortland

Genres: War , Drama

Production Co: Porchlight Films, Edge City Films, Rohfilm

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 85
    Ella TaylorNPR

    The climax Shortland offers us is much harder to take than Seiffert's gentler vision, yet far more evocative of the bitter price paid by the children of the Third Reich for the sins of their parents. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The pace is deliberate, verging on slow — Australian filmmakers aren't keen on short takes or quick cuts — but the content is constantly surprising. show more

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    By the end of their arduous journey, Lore and her siblings are changed. But it's the kind of change that will take years, perhaps generations, to understand, to heal. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Direction
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Sound
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Costume Design
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Film
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Cinematography
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Production Design
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)