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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Dir. Caroline Link | 119 min
Narrative Germany, Switzerland 2019
German with English subtitles

Oscar-winning filmmaker Caroline Link (Nowhere in Africa) directs this adaptation of Judith Kerr’s semi-autobiographical bestselling children’s novel.

In this gentle and beautifully rendered historical family drama, a Jewish-German girl takes her first steps into adulthood as world events intrude on her happy-go-lucky existence. Nine-year-old Anna is too busy with schoolwork and friends to notice Hitler’s face glaring from posters plastered all over 1933 Berlin.

But when her father suddenly vanishes and the family is secretly hurried out of Germany, Anna begins to understand life will never be the same. What follows is a courageous adventure full of fear and uncertainty, as Anna and her family navigate unfamiliar lands and cope with the challenges of being refugees.

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