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3.7
626 Ratings

Europa Europa

Directed by Agnieszka Holland
Germany, France, 1990
Drama, History, War

Synopsis

A jewish teenager is separated from his family when they flee their home in Germany after Kristallnacht. He ends up in a Russian orphanage for two years, but when Nazi troops reach Russia, he convinces them he is a German Aryan, and becomes an invaluable interpreter.

Europa Europa Directed by Agnieszka Holland

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1992 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

National Board of Review

1991 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film

BAFTA Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best Film not in the English Language

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