Synopsis

A tale, which follows a young Jewish family from Germany to Kenya as they flee the Nazi regime at the onset of World War II. Jettel Redlich, of upper-class upbringing, and her daughter Regina, moves to Kenya to be with her husband Walter. Walter works as a farm manager, while Regina and Jettel are adjusting to their new home. Then Britain declares war on Germany, and the family is again separated. Through Jettel's affair with a British solider, her family is given preferential treatment. Regina is able to attend school and Walter is given a good job. But after the war, the family is too fractured to reunite and Walter contemplates a return to Germany, while Regina and Jettel have never felt more at home.

Film Credits

Director:
Caroline Link
Producer:
Thilo Kleine
Peter Herrmann
Sven Ebeling
Bernd Eichinger
Michael Weber
Writer:
Susanne Liebetrau
Caroline Link
Starring:
Sidede Onyulo
Merab Ninidze
Lea Kurka
Matthias Habich
Juliane Koehler
Juliane Köhler

More Information

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Rating:15A
15A CertificateFilms classified 15A have been deemed appropriate for viewers of fifteen and over. However, they can also be seen by younger children - provided they are accompanied by an adult who has deemed the film appropriate viewing for that child. In such cases, IFCO strongly recommends that parents/guardians make informed decisions by accessing the consumer advice available on this website.
Country: Germany
Language: English, German, Swahili
Released:7 March 2003
Duration: 141 min
Genres: Drama

Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika)

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