Edges of the Lord
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Edges of the Lord
A Jewish boy struggling to survive the Nazi pogrom during World War II finds an unexpected ally in this period drama. As Nazi troops invade Poland, a young boy from Krakow named Romek (Haley Joel Osment) is given to friends by his parents, who smuggle him out of town in hopes of saving him from the advancing armies. Romek is taken to a rural community, where a sympathetic farming family has agreed to put him up, under the pretense that he's a nephew whose parents have fallen ill. Thanks to his blonde hair and blue eyes, Romek is able to blend in with the largely Catholic townsfolk, though… More

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"...remains an almost painfully dull piece of work throughout most of its interminable running time..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"...a gutsy little film that dares to show us an intimate, child's point of view on the horrific events of Europe during World War II."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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