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Original title: Lore
German title: Lore
Germany, Great Britain, Australia, 2012

Director: Shortland, Kate
Production company: Rohfilm, Berlin / Porchlight Films, Sydney / Edge City Films, Glasgow
Age recommendation: 14 years and up

Stranded with her younger siblings after their Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads the remains of her family across war-torn Germany in 1945.

To survive, the children must reach their grandmother's house in the North but amidst the chaos of a defeated nation, Lore encounters the mysterious and intriguing Thomas, a young Jewish refugee.

Unwanted, unwelcome, Thomas follows them and Lore finds her fragile reality shattered by feelings of both hatred and desire.

To live, she must learn to trust a person she has been taught to hate. And as the consequences of her parent's actions and beliefs become apparent, Lore must also start to face the darkness within herself.

Sydney 2012, Locarno 2012 (awarded), Toronto 2012, Vancouver 2012, BFI London 2012, Busan 2012, Reykjavik 2012, Hamptons 2012, Stockholm IFF 2012 (awarded), Listapad Minsk 2012 (awarded), Thessaloniki 2012, Tallinn Black Nights 2012, Golden Sparrow Gera/Erfurt 2013

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Memento (F)

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