Sep 12 - Sep 14, 2003
Directed by Caroline Link
Rated R, 138 min. - subtitled
Underwritten by Safari Experts
This film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film of the year. It is the true story of a German-Jewish family who flee the Nazis by moving to Kenya in 1938. This moving saga of a family?s journey of survival and attempts to start life anew is seen through the eyes of the 5-year-old daughter. The focus is on the cultural differences the family encounters as they struggle to make a new home in Africa.
Magnificent! I loved this film! --Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
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