Fugitive Pieces

He found himself in the love around him.


Fugitive Pieces
During World War II, a young Jewish boy watches the Nazis kill his parents and abduct his sister. Luckily he is rescued by a kindly Greek man who takes him to Greece. Later, as a man, he is married and living in America, but is still stuck in the terrible past. His wife despairs of him ever coming to live in the present, and leaves him. He befriends a Jewish woman, and they travel to Greece, where their relationship deepens... as his healing progresses.

106 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Sex, Violence).
Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

Greece is a good place to bring a woman one day...
Greece is a good place to bring a woman one day...

Credits

Cast
Stephen Dillane, Rade Serbedzija, Rosamund Pike, Ayelet Zurer, Robbie Kay, Ed Stoppard, Rachelle Lefevre, Nina Dobrev
Director
Jeremy Podeswa
ScreenplayJeremy Podeswa, from the novel by Anne Michaels
MusicNikos Kypourgos
CinematographyGregory Middleton
EditingWiebke von Carolsfeld
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2007
Produced byCinegram, Seredipity Point Films, Strada Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreWar, drama
LanguageNone
NudityVery brief and mild
SexSome brief but fairly strongly implied sex scenes
ViolenceLow impact but fairly intense implied scenes, moderate frequency.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsSeen through the eyes of a small boy, this movie tells the story of a Polish Jewish child rescued by a kindly man after his family is destroyed by the Nazis. Sensitively told.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople
15
iAfrica.com
Rebekah Kendal
15
The Citizen
Peter Feldman
12
24.com
Finn Gregory
5
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
18
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson quote iconA work of great sensitivity and beauty.
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconFugitive Pieces can be described as ''forgettable.'' The film has lofty goals, but comes across as leaden and pretentious. It’s a character study in which the lead participant is the least interesting person in the movie.
10
Metacritic.com
19 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
42 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThough the retelling is a bit too subtle, the moving story and solid performances lift Fugitive Pieces beyond standard holocaust tales.
13

What the People say

Internet
282 Netizens quote iconToo long and slow.
14

Average .. 65%

13

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