The Photographer of Mauthausen 2018
El fotógrafo de Mauthausen (2018)
TV-MA | 1h 50min | Biography, Drama, History | 26 October 2018 (Spain)
Based on real events, Francesc Boix is a Spaniard inmate in the Nazi concentration camp of Mauthausen in Austria who tries to save the evidences of the horrors committed inside its walls.
The Miracle of Bern 2003
Das Wunder von Bern (original title)
1h 58min | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 16 October 2003 (Germany)
A young boy from a working class family in post-war Germany struggles with his estranged father returning from war captivity, while a friend of his plays for the German National Soccer Team at the 1954 FIFA World Cup in Switzerland.
Le petit garçon 1995
1h 47min | Comedy, Drama | 11 January 1995 (France)
During World War II, a French family hide a Jewish family in their home, although the area is occupied by the Germans. Matters are complicated when they are forced to accommodate a German general.
Ivan’s childhood 1962
Ivanovo detstvo (original title)
1h 35min | Drama, War | 9 May 1962 (Poland)
During World War II, 12-year old Ivan works as a spy on the eastern front. The small Ivan can cross the German lines unnoticed to collect information. Three Soviet officers try to take care of this boy-child.
You Are Not an Orphan 1962
Ty ne sirota (original title)
1h 21min | Drama | TV Movie 4 March 1963
The film is a touching story about an Uzbek family who gave shelter to 14 kids evacuated during the World War II while their own child was at the battlefronts.
Goodnight Mister Tom 1998
1h 48min | Drama, War | TV Movie 25 October 1998
We’re in an English village shortly before Dunkirk. “Mr. Tom” Oakley still broods over the death of his wife and small son while he was away in the navy during WWI, and grief has made him a surly hermit. Now children evacuated from London are overwhelming volunteers to house them. Practically under protest, Mr. Tom takes in a painfully quiet 10-year-old, who gradually reveals big problems. William nightly wets the bed. He can’t read or write, although he is intelligent and shows artistic talent. He constantly dreads going to hell. Scars cover his back. Mr. Tom soon realizes that his little boarder comes from a horribly abusive home, and determines to provide him a better one. All goes well until William’s mother persuades him to return to London for a few days’ visit. When Mr. Tom hears nothing from the boy after two weeks, he can endure the loneliness and worry no longer.
Europa Europa 1990
R | 1h 52min | Drama, History, War | 14 November 1990 (France)
A Jewish boy, separated from his family in the early days of WWII, poses as a German orphan and is thereafter taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a ‘war hero’ and eventually made a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are cornerstones of the film, it is based upon a true story.
Chuzhaya belaya i ryaboy 1986
1h 40min | Drama
The year of 1946. The war remained in the past, lying in the future – for those who had survived – a whole life… In a poor provincial town, the ragamuffin boys are frenziedly drilled for combat, and at nights the local elite, gathered in a pool room, boasts of fictitious biographies, while bands of boys amuse themselves with bloody fights on trashy vacant plots… One of the most vivid staples of the postwar childhood were pigeons. They could be bought, sold or stolen. One day a beautiful white dove appeared over the town. Risking his life, Ivan caught the White. And immediately became the target of the ‘pigeon’ mafia… Sergey Solovyov’s retro drama about learning kindness, resisting evil and cherishing that indestructible dream of happiness, based upon the novella by B. Ryakhovsky.