The Windermere Children

The Windermere Children

Jan. 27, 2020 90 Min. PG
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Romola Garai isMarie Paneth
Marie Paneth
Tim McInnerny isLeonard Montefiore
Leonard Montefiore
Thomas Kretschmann isOscar Friedmann
Oscar Friedmann

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The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere. In the year that marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the Holocaust, this powerful documentary, which accompanies the BBC Two drama, The Windermere Children, reveals a little-known story of 300 young orphaned Jewish refugees, who began new lives in England’s Lake District in the summer of 1945. With compelling testimony from some of the last living Holocaust survivors, the film explores an extraordinary success story that emerged from the darkest of times,

The Windermere Children
The Windermere Children
Original title The Windermere Children
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