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The Painted Bird (2019)

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)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stellan Skarsgård ... Hans
Harvey Keitel ... Priest
Barry Pepper ... Mitka
Julian Sands ... Garbos
Udo Kier ... Miller
Aleksey Kravchenko ... Gavrila
Tim Kalkhof ... SS Officer
Jitka Cvancarová ... Ludmila
Antonín Masek ... Young Boy
Pavel Kríz ... Avid man
Petr Vanek ... Nikodem
Denisa Pfauserová
Irena Máchová
Petr Kotlar Petr Kotlar ... A Boy
Lech Dyblik ... Lekh
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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Light is visible only in the dark.

Genres:

Drama | War

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Official Sites:

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Language:

Czech | German | Russian | Latin

Release Date:

12 September 2019 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

The Painted Bird See more »

Filming Locations:

Dolnoslaskie, Poland See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$573,850
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Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

At the 2019 Venice Film Festival, "The Painted Bird" gained immediate notoriety due to numerous walkouts at its premiere. The Guardian newspaper reviewer reported that 12 audience members desperately tried to gain exit through a locked door, and even quipped that he would dearly like to see a movie about the audiences reaction to " The Painted Bird ". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Strunc!: Václav Marhoul (2019) See more »

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Für Elise
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Where can I watch this movie!?
5 January 2020 | by marinaleontiosSee all my reviews

I've been waiting for months for this movie to come out. I've tried looking for it everywhere and I can't find it. Does anyone know where I can watch this?


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