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Waiting for Anya (2020)

During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.

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Ben Cookson

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Ben Cookson (screenplay), Michael Morpurgo (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anjelica Huston ... Horcada
Jean Reno ... Henri
Thomas Kretschmann ... Korporal
Noah Schnapp ... Jo
Sadie Frost ... Madame Jollet
Nicholas Rowe ... The Mayor
Gilles Marini ... Papa
Tómas Lemarquis ... Leutnant
Frederick Schmidt ... Benjamin
Joséphine de La Baume ... Madame
Elsa Zylberstein ... Maman
William Abadie ... Father Lasalle
Urs Rechn ... Hans
Jean-François Balmer ... Narrator
Lukas Sauer ... Hans
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During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.

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War Has No Escape

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Country:

UK | Belgium

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Waiting for Anya See more »

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1.66 : 1
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Waiting for Anya, is a film adaptation of the book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo. Its book counterpart was first published in Great Britain in 1990. See more »

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An enjoyable and informative film for the entire family.
10 February 2020 | by asunnasySee all my reviews

Waiting For Anya tells the story of a small village in the French Pyrenees. The scenery is beautiful and you'll feel immersed.

I think many people looking to learn more about the time period will enjoy this film.


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