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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 104 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Menemsha Films : 2014.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Franziska Schlotterer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Christian Friedel, Brigitte Hobmeier, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Thomas Loibl, Rami Heuberger, Max Mauff, Michaela Eshet, Ayala Meidan, Mike Maas, Wolfgang Packhauser.
Summary, etc.:
Structured through flashback and a German student's search for his biological father in 1970s Israel, Closed Season is Albert's story (Christian Friedel): a Jewish boy fleeing Nazi persecution during WWII. Traveling through the mountains of the Black Forest and unable to cross the heavily patrolled Swiss border, he finds shelter with a farmer, Fritz (Hans-Jochen Wagner), and his wife Emma (Brigitte Hobmeier). Fritz and Emma, who have been unable to conceive, propose an unusual arrangement and request Albert father a child with Emma in exchange for continued shelter and protection.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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