Sweet Light in a Dark Room (1960)

Genres - Drama, Romance, War  |   Sub-Genres - Political Drama, War Drama  |   Release Date - Nov 11, 1960 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - Czechia  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Tana Hobart

Set in Prague during the Nazi occupation, this is the story of a man who hides a Jewish girl who escaped when her family was captured. When he falls in love with the girl, complications set in when his mother becomes suspicious and when he becomes a suspect in the murder of a Nazi officer. Feeling she has become too much of a problem for him, the girl tries to run away, with tragic consequences. The film was directed by Jiri Weiss, a Czechoslovakian filmmaker who had been forced to leave Czechoslovakia during the Nazi occupation.



star-crossed-lovers, Czechoslovakia, love, anti-Semitism, girl, hidden, Judaism, Nazism, occupation [military], war, murder, refugee, attic, death, harassment, killing, student, wound [injury]