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Heartland Film is honored to work alongside Diane and John Abrams to select three films that uplift the Jewish community.

Based on a true story, Herbert Heller shares the decades long secret of his miraculous escape from the Birkenau death march with Abbey, a teen in crisis. Abbey and Herbert reveal their stories to each other, forge an unlikely intergenerational friendship, and together find a path toward healing.

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Jeanine Thomas


  • Year
  • Runtime
    102 minutes
  • Language
    English, with some subtitled German spoken
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Midwest Premiere
  • Genre
    Narrative Feature
  • Subtitle Language
    Not applicable
  • Content Warning
    Frightening/Disturbing Images,Mature Themes
  • Director
    Finn Taylor
  • Screenwriter
    Finn Taylor
  • Producer
    Jeanine Thomas, George Rush
  • Executive Producer
    Noah Lang
  • Cast
    Stephen Lang, Elsie Fisher, Luke David Blumm, Leah Pipes, Robin Weigert, Stella Stocker, Slavko Sobin