Edges of the Lord

Boże skrawki, 2001, 96 min.

Edges of the Lord (2001)
Production
Director Yurek Bogayewicz
Screenplay Yurek Bogayewicz
Cinematography Pawel Edelman
Music Jan A.P. Kaczmarek
Art Director Mayling Cheng, Ewa Skoczowska
Producer Zev Braun, Philip Krupp, Krzysztof Zanussi, Iwona Ziulkowska
Cast
Romek Haley Joel Osment
Priest Willem Dafoe
Tolo Liam Hess
Vladek Richard Banel
Manka Lipa Malgorzata Foremniak
Maria Olga Frycz
Gniecio Lipa Olaf Lubaszenko
Kluba Andrzej Grabowski
Story
A 12-year-old Jewish boy Romek hides with a family of Catholic peasant farmers to escape the Nazis. In the village Gniecio introduces Romek as his distant relative from the city. Gniecio’s wife Manka fears for their safety – there is only one penalty for hiding a Jew – death. The eldest son of the family, twelve-year-old Vladek, guesses who Romek really is, and starts hating him…