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Saviors in the night

Saviors in the night, Ludi Boeken

SAVIORS IN THE NIGHT (UNTER BAUERN) is based on the memories of Marga Spiegel. In her narrative, published in 1965, she describes how courageous farmers in southern Münsterland hid her, her husband Siegfried {named Menne} and their little daughter Karin from 1943 until 1945, thus saving them from deportation to the extermination camps in the East. The film tells this story of survival with a sense for the absurd in daily life and not without the typical Westphalian humor. Without reservation, the farmers offer the refugees their protection…

 

Director:
Ludi Boeken

Production / Release:
Germany / France, 2009

Genre / Runtime:
Feature film, 97'

Cast:
Veronica Ferres, Armin Rohde, Lia Hoensbroech, Martin Horn

Title:
Saviors in the night

Screenings:
Saturday, May 29th @ 20:00

Supported by Deutsche Botschaft Zagreb

Theather:
cinema Europa

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