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Europa Europa (1990)

3 Ratings: 5.0
Art House & International and Military & War movie directed by Agnieszka Holland

This wonderful film by Polish director Agnieszka Holland (Total Eclipse), based on an autobiography by Solomon Perel, concerns a Jewish-German boy who manages to conceal his identity from the Nazis and ends up a member of their Youth Party. An admirably … see full wiki

Director: Agnieszka Holland
Genre: War
Release Date: November 14, 1990
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Europa Europa (1990)
review by . July 23, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
EUROPA, EUROPA is one of the most tender stories to come out of the films that deal with WW II. Based on the autobiographical book by Solomon Perel and adapted for the screen by Paul Hengge and director Agnieszka Holland it is a tale of how far a child will go to honor his promise to his father to survive. Solomon Perel (Marco Hofschneider) is a young Jewish boy when the war breaks out and as the Jews are being gathered for deportation to the camps, his father makes him promise he will do anything …
review by . October 12, 2008
"Europa, Europa"    Life, Love, Redemption    Amos Lassen    Salamon Perel, a German Jew, is the hero of "Europa, Europa", one of the finest films I have ever seen. It beautifully captures what goes on in the mind of an adolescent as he searches for an identity after the infamous Kristallnacht. Even without the background of Nazi Germany, this is a film that deals with a universal theme.   Here is a true story of luck, incredible …
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