Kindertransport

KINDERTRANSPORT is a fiction film about one boy’s experience of the “Kindertransport.” Set in 1939, before the outbreak of the Second World War, Oskar (14) is one of 10,000 refugee Jewish children from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland who are rescued and sent to the United Kingdom. Along the way, he becomes responsible for an orphaned baby boy and in an instant his childhood is over. The film is being written by Edward Berger (JACK, ALL MY LOVING) & Rebecca Lenkiewicz (IDA) and to be directed by Edward Berger. It is a French-German-English co-production between Emilie Georges’s La Cinéfacture (France), Daniel Perkins & Kate Solomon of Elysian Film Group (United Kingdom), and Jan Krüger & Berger of Gunpowder Films (Germany). All of the characters will speak their natural languages, including German, Polish, Czech, Dutch, and English.
Structure porteuse: 
La Cinéfacture
Programme: 
Europe Créative
Financement obtenu: 
50 000 €
Région: 
Ile-de-France
Secteur: 
Cinéma