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Lore

So it was my second and last go at tiff today. This time I saw Lore, a German/Australian film directed by Cate Shortland, based on a novel called The Dark Room by Rachel Seiffert.  It takes place in Germany in the spring and summer of 1945.  It’s about a family of five children, the eldest being the protagonist, Lore, whose father is an SS Officer directly involved in a death-camp.  As the allies consolidate their hold on Germany, both parents are arrested.  Left alone, the children travel from the Black Forest in the south to their grandmother’s house in the north.  Once again, I’m not really reviewing so much as… musing, so here’s a link to more useful information, and an interview with Shortland, on the AFI Blog.

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