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The Birdcatcher (2019)

A Jewish girl Esther is forced to conceal her identity as a boy on a Nazi-Norwegian farm. Plotting her escape to Sweden, her daily challenge to keep her true identity a secret, leads to a series of choices and consequences.

Director:

Ross Clarke
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Cast

Credited cast:
August Diehl ... Herman
Sarah-Sofie Boussnina ... Esther
Laura Birn ... Anna
Jakob Cedergren ... Johann
Anders Baasmo Christiansen ... Tor
Johannes Kuhnke ... Fred
Jonas Hoff Oftebro ... Petter
Arthur Hakalahti ... Aksel
Christopher Dane ... Announcer (voice)
Tibo Vandenborre
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On her attempt to flee the Nazi round-up in Norway, Esther finds herself alone, on an occupied farm forced to conceal her identity; leading to a series of choices and consequences which shift the paths of those around her. This story uncovers a hidden slice of history that grips at the heart and inspires us all at the deepest level.

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Drama | History | Thriller | War

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Norway | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 2019 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bird Catcher See more »

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Don't believe that rating, very well made
19 October 2019 | by vovers1See all my reviews

Great story, great mix of emotion with plot, a real soft spoken hero with a heart of steel. It is not romanticised, it shows how events can shake people as people shape events and reveals some dark history. Watch it.


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