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Look to the Sky (1993)

Jona che visse nella balena (original title)
In this film, the holocaust is seen through the eyes of Jonah, an innocent young Jewish Child who is thrown from his life in Amsterdam when he is taken along with his parents to a Nazi camp... See full summary »

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In this film, the holocaust is seen through the eyes of Jonah, an innocent young Jewish Child who is thrown from his life in Amsterdam when he is taken along with his parents to a Nazi camp. Here, he must remain hopeful and find the courage and determination to survive among the hunger and brutality of the camp, while his parents battle sickness and madness. Written by Luke

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Luke Petterson delivers 5 star performance in Jona che visse nella balena (1993)
14 January 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Luke Petterson is a great actor. His performance in this particular movie is nothing short of amazing. Although he doesn't actually speak any lines, his grunts and moans are timed to perfection. One scene of note is when he is called a "filthy Jew" and gets his pot broken. Petterson captures the mood and emotion of a young person experiencing racial discrimination without fault and fully delivers. It is a crime that petterson's movie career was cut short as it is without a doubt that he would have played Ben afleck's role in pearl harbour and done a much better job.

Thanks for the memories Luke. We will not forget you.


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