The harrowing and ultimately life-affirming story of Holocaust children who were relocated and rehabilitated in the UK after World War II. It began with uncertainty and fear in the new land, however it eventually led to the triumph of hope and goodwill and life-long friendship and happiness that they all cherish.


Michael Samuels


Thomas Kretschmann
as Oscar Friedmann
Romola Garai
as Marie Paneth
Iain Glen
as Jock Lawrence
Tim McInnerny
as Leonard Montefiore
Marcel Sabat
as Berish Lerner
Anna Schumacher
as Edith Lauer

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by baapoo 8 /10

Most Mature Biopic Movie Ever.

This movie proved us that even movies which are paying tribute and kudos to some fellas can still be a masterpiece. This was amazingly directed with beautiful writing and cinematography. This is indeed a most mature and subtle biopic I have ever seen.

Reviewed by drdavecanham 9 /10

Amazingly Unknown True Story

True story concerning Polish Jewish child survivors of the holocaust brought to the UK after the WW2 and their adaptation to "normality". 75 years on and still revealing.

Reviewed by tocanepauli 8 /10

Moving, thoughtful drama

Really enjoyed (if that is the right word to use?) this movie. To realise it was true really makes you think and feel sheer sorrow for these poor children. Well acted and portrayed. To see the real people at the end was a fitting finish to this movie. This should be the type of movie they should show, and discuss , at schools everywhere.

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