The year is 1945. Left to fend for herself when her SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, Lore, a fourteen-year-old German girl, must lead her four siblings on a harrowing journey across a devastated country. When she meets the charismatic and mysterious young refugee Thomas, Lore soon finds her world shattered by feelings of hatred and desire as she must put her trust in the very person she was always taught to hate in order to survive.
The natural world is humming and thrumming, the rivers coursing, the green grass rustling, the bright sun arcing over woods and fields. But the five siblings dragging themselves across those woods and fields in Cate Shortland's fierce and powerful Lore have been buffeted by forces of man, not nature: namely, war. » Read more
Cast:Saskia Rosendahl; Mika Seidel; André Frid; Sven Pippig; Kai-Peter Malina; Nick Holaschke; Philip Wiegratz; Hans-Jochen Wagner; Nele Trebs; Ursina Lardi
Directed by:Cate Shortland
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