German FIlm Series

Lore
  • Date:
    Wednesday, November 13, 2013
  • Time:
    4:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Taper Hall of Humanities (THH)
  • Room:
    THH 309 - Language Lab Lounge
  • Cost:
    free

Summary:

Lore. (2013), 108 minutes

Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents' actions. Led by the eldest sibling, 14-year-old Lore, they set out across a devastated country to reach their grandmother in the north. After meeting the charismatic Thomas, a mysterious young refugee, Lore soon finds her world shattered by feelings of both hatred and desire as she must learn to trust the one person she has always been taught to hate. Lush cinematography and en evocative, haunting mood infuse this unconventional take on the Holocaust legacy with unforgettable impact.

  • Britta Bothe
  • University of Southern California
  • Taper Hall 353
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway #255
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-4353