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Reunion (1989)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  17 May 1989 (France)
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Henry Strauss
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Hans Strauss, as a young man
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Count Konradin von Lohenburg
Françoise Fabian ...
Countess von Lohenburg
Maureen Kerwin ...
Lisa
Dorothea Alexander ...
Old Countess Gertrud
Frank Baker ...
The Zionist
Tim Barker ...
Zimmermann - a teacher
Imke Barnstedt ...
Girl in Tax Building
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Prince Hubertus
Alan Bowyer ...
Bollacher
Jacques Brunet ...
Count von Lohenburg
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Muller
Robert Dietl ...
Gardener at Old Grafin's
Luc-Antoine Diquéro ...
Young Lover
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Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other the son of a German aristocrat. After that summer and the election of Hitler, things change as anti-semitism gains fervor. After the core of the film deals with that era, the film flashes to the present and the Jewish man now returns to his boyhood home and seeks his old friend with some surprises. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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First cinema film of Samuel West See more »

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In 1932, Germany used the same flag it uses today. That flag was used 1848-1852, 1919-1933, and 1950-present. See more »

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Dr. Jakob Strauss: This is the land of Goethe and Schiller and Beethoven. They won't fall for that!
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Emotional and surprising, great acting
19 December 2001 | by (Central Massachusetts, USA) – See all my reviews

Robards delivers a wonderful performance as an aging Jewish man who was sent away from Germany aged 16 in 1932 by his parents, for his own safety. He'd befriended a high-born non-Jewish boy his age prior to his departure. He returns to Germany to find out what happened to his friend. The ending is surprising and very deeply moving as a result of the significant, lengthy, and gratifying cinematic demonstration of their growing friendship as boys.


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