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BROKEN PROMISE

Category: Feature Film
Director: Jirí Chlumský
Country: Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, USA
Year: 2009
Length: 124'
Production Status: completed


Summary

A drama about the fate of Slovak Jew Martin Friedmann during the Second World War, based on real events. The talented footballer from a large family is initially unaware of the approaching Nazi threat and, of his own accord, he goes off to a work camp in Sered, where his friend Fred has secured him a place on the football team. As the war progresses, Martin finds himself in various different situations which take him to a sanatorium for tuberculosis sufferers, a monastery and partisan hideaways. In many of the places he ends up, he has to conceal his Jewish origins.

  

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