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Look to the Sky (1993)

Jona che visse nella balena (original title)
In 1942, in Amsterdam, the three year-old boy Jonah, his father and his mother are deported by the Germans to a concentration camp. Along the years, Jonah (Jenner Del Vecchio) grows up ... See full summary »

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Roberto Faenza

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Roberto Faenza (screenplay), Hugh Fleetwood (in collaboration with) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jean-Hugues Anglade ... The Father
Juliet Aubrey ... The Mother
Jenner Del Vecchio Jenner Del Vecchio ... Jona (older)
Luke Petterson Luke Petterson ... Jona (young)
Francesca De Sapio
Simona Faceva Simona Faceva
Djoko Rosic Djoko Rosic
Alexandrina Bojlova Alexandrina Bojlova
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In 1942, in Amsterdam, the three year-old boy Jonah, his father and his mother are deported by the Germans to a concentration camp. Along the years, Jonah (Jenner Del Vecchio) grows up protected and oriented by his mother since his father was sent to another camp and has passed away. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Country:

Italy | France | Hungary

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1993 (Italy) See more »

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Look to the Sky See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Luke Petterson delivers 5 star performance in Jona che visse nella balena (1993)
14 January 2006 | by martliSee 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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