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Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika)

Rating:R (for some sexual content)
Release Date:March 7, 2003
Running time:141 minutes
Cast:Juliane Koehler, Merab Ninidze, Matthias Habich, Sidede Onyulo, Lea Kurka
Director:Caroline Link
Producer:Peter Herrmann
Writer:Caroline Link
Distributor:Zeitgeist Films

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Description: A tale, which follows a young Jewish family from Germany to Kenya as they flee the Nazi regime at the onset of World War II. Jettel Redlich, of upper-class upbringing, and her daughter Regina, moves to Kenya to be with her husband Walter. Walter works as a farm manager, while Regina and Jettel are adjusting to their new home. Then Britain declares war on Germany, and the family is again separated. Through Jettel's affair with a British solider, her family is given preferential treatment. Regina is able to attend school and Walter is given a good job. But after the war, the family is too fractured to reunite and Walter contemplates a return to Germany, while Regina and Jettel have never felt more at home.

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