A Prayer for Katarina Horovitzova (1969)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - Czechoslovakia  |  
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In this deeply moving Czech drama a struggling Polish singer fights passionately to find meaning and beauty while helping to trade Nazi POWS for Jewish prisoners wanting to emigrate. This film was initially confiscated by the Czech Communist government who barred its release for 21 years.

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politics, survivor, cross-cultural-relations, Holocaust, Judaism, Nazism, Polish [nationality], political-prisoner, POW (Prisoner of War), prison, songwriter, struggle