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En dag i oktober (1991)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, War  |  6 September 1991 (Denmark)
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This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's. It focuses on a single family and tells of their involvement with the ... See full summary »

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Niels Jensen
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Sara Kublitz
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Emma Kublitz
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Solomon Kublitz
Ole Lemmeke ...
Larsen
Kim Rømer ...
Arne
Anders Peter Bro ...
Kurt
Lars Oluf Larsen ...
Willy
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Peter
Jens Arentzen ...
Paul
Lily Weiding ...
Secretary
Arne Hansen ...
Hansen
Jørgen Teytaud ...
Fisherman
Jørgen Bidstrup ...
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Dale Lovett ...
Policeman
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This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's. It focuses on a single family and tells of their involvement with the underground and of their own, initially reluctant, participation in sabotaging a munitions plant, and of the daughter's affection for one of the movements leaders. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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jew | danish jew | sweden | denmark | 1940s | See All (25) »

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Drama | War

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6 September 1991 (Denmark)  »

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A Day in October  »

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Sarah, the daughter, has dark brown eyes. Both parents have blue eyes; according to the laws of genetics, she would have blue eyes. See more »

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Title Card: On April 9, 1940, German armed forces occupied Denmark. / By late September 1943, Danish resistance and martial law were facts of life. / The rumor of a German action against the Danish Jews was about to come true...
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Features Schichlegruber - Doing the Lambeth Walk (1941) See more »

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Composed by Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges
Performed by Bent Fabricius-Bjerre
Odeon Records
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Fine, if predictable, tale of Jews during World War II
2 June 2003 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

The film version that I saw was in English but was obviously made with the help of Danish filmmakers. It takes place in Denmark of 1943. Hitler's Nazis have taken over the country and it is almost time for the Jewish population to begin being deported. A young Danish resistance fighter (D.B. Sweeney) is wounded in an act of war and is found by a teenage Jewish girl, Sarah, who takes him to her home in secret. When her father discovers the hidden guest, he wants the young rebel out of the house. But, gradually, the two men grow to admire and help each other. Along the way, Sarah and her young resister fall in love. Circumstances change quickly, however, and result in a crisis that requires the courage and intelligence of both young lovers and the people surrounding them. This is a fine addition to the repertoire of films with a Jewish/World War II focus. Sweeney, in one of his earlier roles, is a charmer. Although the movie may be difficult to find (libraries may have), this motion picture is, nevertheless, worth a look.


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