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Ruth (1984), Film from the Artur Brauner Collection

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Ruth is 13 years old when the Germans invade Poland in 1939. The persecution of Jews follows immediately, but Ruth manages to escape. Left completely to her own devices, she goes first to her aunt at the Warsaw Ghetto, flees again, finds help, and experiences betrayal. Deadly peril and hunger are her constant companions.

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The W. M. Blumenthal Academy is marked in green

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy, Library
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin Postal address: Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin

The script is based on material by Artur Brauner in which he processes his own experience and that of his wife Maria. Sharon Brauner, the producer's niece, plays the girl whom the German occupying forces chase all the way across Poland.

Ruth (1984)

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Scene from the movie

Scene from the movie Ruth
CCC Filmkunst

With Sharon Brauner, Günter Lamprecht, and Mathieu Carrière. Directed by Jerzy Hoffman.

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