WASHINGTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
The Painted Bird
Dir. Václav Marhoul | 169 min
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
GermanCzechRussian with English subtitles
Official Oscar® Entry – Czech Republic
Based on the celebrated novel by Jerzy Kosinski, this staggering work of beauty follows the brutal hardships of a young, Jewish boy as he wanders the countryside during World War II in search of some respite from the atrocities of daily life.
Featuring standout performances from Stellan Skarsgård and Harvey Keitel, this harrowing film overflows with incredible imagery shot in vivid black and white.
Note: Film contains adult content, violence, and nudity
Wednesday, December 187:00 PM