The Painted Bird (2020)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film, Psychological Drama, War Drama  |   Release Date - Apr 17, 2020 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 169 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Maggie Sadler

"Based on the novel by Jerzy Kosinski, the narrative follows the odyssey of a young Jewish boy (Petr Kotlar) caught in the wilds of Eastern Europe amidst the chaos of World War II. As he wanders through the wilderness seeking shelter and solace, the boy unexpectedly crosses paths with a string of unique and unusual individuals, their stories influencing his thoughts and the trajectory of his journey. Directed by Václav Marhoul, co-starring Stellan Skarsgård and Harvey Keitel. "

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child-abuse, Jewish, Nazi, on-the-run, refugee