The Devil's Arithmetic Poster

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: September 21st, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Hannah Stern (Kirsten Dunst), an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death camp in 1941. There, she meets a young girl named Rivkah (Brittany Murphy), a fellow captive in the camp. As Rivkah and Hannah struggle to survive in the face of daily atrocities, they form an unbreakable bond.

Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Paul Freeman, Mimi Rogers, Louise Fletcher, Lilo Baur, Nitzan Sharron, Shelly Skandrani

Director: Donna Deitch

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Growing up, Moving, Mother, 1940s, 1990s, Transformation