The Shop on Main Street

Slovakia during WW2. Tono lives a poor life, but the authorities offer him to take over the Jewish widow Lautman's little shop for sewing material. She is old and confused and thinks that he is only looking for employment and hires him. The odd couple begin to like each other. But some time later the authorities decide that the Jews must leave the city. What should he do with the old lady?

Original title:
Obchod na korze
Year:
1965
Length:
128 minutes
Director:
Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos
Genre:
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Shown at

  1. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2015

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