The Painted Bird 

A young Jewish boy somewhere in Eastern Europe seeks refuge during World War II where he encounters many different characters.

Director:

Václav Marhoul

Writers:

Jerzy Kosinski (novel), Václav Marhoul (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

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Updated: 14 August 2018
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Stellan Skarsgård ... Hans
Harvey Keitel ... Priest
Barry Pepper ... Mitka
Julian Sands ... Garbos
Udo Kier ... Miller
Aleksey Kravchenko ... Gavrila
Tim Kalkhof ... SS Officer
Pavel Kríz ... Avid man
Jitka Cvancarová ... Ludmila
Petr Vanek ... Nikodem
Lech Dyblik ... Lekh
Radim Fiala ... Cossack
Filip Kankovský ... Merchant
Alexander Leopold Schank Alexander Leopold Schank ... SS Officer
Milan Simácek ... Mayor
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Storyline

A young Jewish boy somewhere in Eastern Europe seeks refuge during World War II where he encounters many different characters.

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Language:

Czech | German | Russian

Also Known As:

Nabarvené ptáce See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The title comes from a story in the book. A bird-catcher catches a bird then paints it multiple colors. Upon returning to flight, he's an outcast to the other birds. See more »

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Referenced in Rozstrel: Václav Marhoul (2017) See more »

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