08 19 Oct '24

Peter Lilienthal

David

Edition 1980
125' - 1979 - War, Drama - Dialogue: German
Director: Peter Lilienthal Composer: Wojciech Kilar With: Mario Fischel, Walter Taub, Irena Vrkljan
David (Mario Fischel), the son of a local rabbi (Walter Taub), sees the rise in anti-Semitism in 1930s Germany, but it isn't until his father's synagogue is burned down and his mother (Irene Vrkijan) is harassed and intimidated that he realizes just how dangerous Germany has become. For a while, he and his family manage to survive underground in Berlin. But a close encounter with a Nazi officer convinces him to break ties with everyone he loves and head out on his own.

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Credits

Director

Peter Lilienthal

Composer

Wojciech Kilar

With

Mario Fischel, Walter Taub, Irena Vrkljan

Scenario

Peter Lilienthal, Jurek Becker, Ulla Ziemann

Director of Photography

Al Ruban

Editor

Siegrun Jäger

Producer

Christoph Holch, Norbert Kückelmann, Joachim von Vietinghoff

More information

Dialogue

German

Countries of production

West Germany

Screenplay based on

"David. Door de mazen van het net" (Joel König)

Year

1979

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