A young Jewish boy somewhere in Eastern Europe seeks refuge during World War II where he encounters many different characters.
Language: Czech – subtitles: English
During World War II a Jewish boy stays with his foster mother in Eastern Europe. When she dies, he is on his own. Tormented by hunger and cold, mistreated and chased away, the child travels from village to village. In the meantime, he witnesses the terrifying violence of the brutal Russian and German soldiers.
By the end of the war, the difficult years have made its mark on the boy and he has changed forever. A film adaptation of the critically acclaimed bestseller by Jerzy Kosiński.
‘A monumental piece of work’ (5-star rating) The Guardian.
‘Transfixing’(4-star rating) Empire.
Please note: this film is planned to be shown in Natlab, Kastanjelaan 500 in Eindhoven. Currently all cinemas are closed because of the Covid-19 lockdown. When cinemas are allowed to re-open their doors to the public again, we will include the ticket links on this web page.