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Showing at the Varsity


Fri 12:00 PM, Sat 12:00 PM, Sun 6:00 PM

Starring Bela Dora, Peter Fancsikai and Marcell Nagy

Directed by Lajos Koltai

Told from the point of view of 14-year-old Gyuri Koves, &


tells the stark and moving story of one Jewish boy&

s journey from Budapest to the German concentration camps of Poland at the height of World War II What he bears witness to, what he endures, is beyond all human understanding The film creates a narrative that is deeply human, even fragile As Gyuri moves from camp to camp, he struggles to understand what he is being asked to endure But it defies understanding When the war ends and he returns to Budapest in search of his family, he encounters an old childhood friend and when she asks him how he is, he responds by saying he wonders if he still exists In truth he doesn&

t At least not the boy that was swept away by Germany&

s &

final solution&

The cinematography is breathtaking and the performances exceptional


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