The Painted Bird

UK 18 Certificate
In cinemas
Coming soon
Director
Runtime
2 Hours 50 Minutes
Genre
Drama
Language
Czech
From Eureka Entertainment
strong violence, sexual violence, disturbing scenes

The film follows the journey of a boy, entrusted by his Jewish parents to an elderly foster mother in an effort to escape persecution. Following a tragedy, the boy is on his own. Wandering through the desecrated countryside, the boy encounters villagers and soldiers whose own lives have been brutally altered, and who are intent on revisiting this brutality on the boy. When the war ends, the boy has been changed, forever.

Last updated
March 17, 2020

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Image credit: Jan Dobrovský

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