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In spring 1945, the German army collapses. As the Allied forces sweep across the Motherland, five children embark on a journey which will challenge every notion we have of family, love and friendship.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Cate Shortland
Writers
Cate Shortland  Robin Mukherjee
Producer
Liz Watts  Karsten Stöter  Benny Dreschsel  Paul Welsh
Executive Producers
Margaret Matheson  Vincent Sheehan  Anita Sheehan
Dir. of Photography:
Adam Arkapaw
Editor:
Scott Gray  Veronika Jenet
Production Designer:
Melinda Doring
Cast
Saskia Rosendahl - Kai Malina - Nele Trebs - Ursina Lardi - Hans-Jochen Wagner
Production Completion Date
2012
Genre
Drama, History and national identity
Co-Production
Australia/Germany/United Kingdom Co-Production
Production Company
Porchlight Films Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Transmission Films Pty Ltd
International Sales
Memento Films International

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