Europa, Europa

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Europa, Europa ★★★½ Hitlerjunge Salomon 1991 (R)

The incredible, harrowing and borderline-absurdist true story of Solomon Perel, a young Jew who escaped the Holocaust by passing for German at an elite, Nazirun academy. Such a sharp evocation of the era that the modern German establishment wouldn't submit it for the Academy Awards. In German and Russian with English subtitles. 115m/C VHS, DVD . GE Marco Hofschneider, Klaus Abramowsky, Michele Gleizer, Rene Hofschneider, Nathalie Schmidt, Delphine Forest, Julie Delpy; D: Agnieszka Holland; W: Agnieszka Holland; C: Jacek Petrycki, Jacek Zaleski; M: Zbigniew Preisner. Golden Globes '92: Foreign Film; Natl. Bd. of Review '91: Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics '91: Foreign Film.