Kirmes
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Kirmes
A gripping, evocative wartime story set in Germany with anti-Nazi sentiments, this compelling drama is based on an actual incident. Everything starts when the skeleton of a long-dead soldier is found at a local fair. Flashbacks reveal that the skeleton is that of a young man who deserted the German army while it was retreating in the losing months of the war. The deserter (Gotz George) is sheltered by a priest and also by a young French woman (Juliette Mayniel) who was not beyond sleeping with the occasional German soldier. But unlike these past instances, the woman and AWOL soldier fall in… More