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During World War Two, Janka is hiding a young Jewish girl named Ester, and an unusual bond is created between them.

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Jan Kidawa-Blonski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Magdalena Boczarska ... Janka
Julia Pogrebinska ... Ester
Tomasz Kot ... Dawid
Krzysztof Stroinski ... Father
Jacek Braciak ... Mirski
Agata Kulesza ... Wanda
Przemyslaw Bluszcz ... Man from UB
Maciej Mikolajczyk Maciej Mikolajczyk ... Priest
Maciej Marczewski ... Man from UB
Bozena Dykiel ... Clerk
Rafal Mohr ... Zygmunt
Marek Frackowiak ... Wiktor
Grazyna Zielinska Grazyna Zielinska ... Woman
Fred Apke Fred Apke ... Wehrmacht Soldier
Artur Gotz Artur Gotz ... Wehrmacht Soldier
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In the spring of 1944 in Poland, near the end of WW2, Janka faces a huge change in her life when her photographer father decides to offer a shelter to his Jewish friend's daughter, Ester. One day, when her father is arrested, Janka starts to take care of Ester by herself and, in doing so, secret emotions rise between them. Written by AnonymousB

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

26 December 2013 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

In Hiding See more »

Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland See more »

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Single White Female shares house during Holocaust
29 April 2014 | by timlin-4See all my reviews

Set in 1945 Poland, this movie is about a lonely woman who ends up hiding a Jewish woman in her cellar, to whom she gradually becomes very attached. Slow-paced, grim, psychologically intense, sexy: in other words, a European drama! The acting and cinematography are good, and it does a good job conveying the claustrophobic atmosphere to the viewer. The Pole is a cellist and the Jew is a dancer, so there is some cultural entertainment along the way, and of course the Nazi and later Communist oppression keep the pressure on. But the movie kind of drags, and as it concludes you don't feel that there was much meaning in it all, though in a way that adds realism.


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