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Europa Europa

OT: Europa Europa

Agnieszka Holland // Germany, France, 1989
Fiction Feature // FF2016



Theme day World War II In the chaos of the Second World War, the young Jewish boy Sally gets separated from his family. His odyssey takes him from Germany via Poland to Russia, where he’s picked up by a German patrol. To save himself, Sally claims to be an ethnic German abducted by Russian troops. He’s taken in by the soldiers and is soon the teachers’ favourite and a model pupil of the Hitlerjugend academy. Hiding his identity, he lives in constant fear of being found out.Based on the autobiography I was Hitlerjunge Salomon by Salomon Perel.


AGNIESZKA HOLLAND (*1948) is one of Poland's best-known directors. Hitlerjunge Salomon was nominated for an Oscar® and won a Golden Globe®.



Europa Europa

Fiction Feature

German, Hebrew, Polish, Russian


Germany, France


113 min

OV with German subtitles

Agnieszka Holland

Agnieszka Holland

Julie Delpy, Marco Hofschneider, Rene Hofschneider, Salomon Perel, Hanns Zischler

Artur Brauner, Margaret Ménégoz

Jacek Petrycki

Isabelle Lorente, Ewa Smal

Zbigniew Preisner

Allan Starski

Universum Film

Universum Film

CCC Filmkunst GmbH; Les Films du Losange (Paris)

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