Train of Life

Central Europe, WWII. The village fool of a small Jewish community warns the townsfolk that the Nazis are coming, and advises them to build a fake deportation train to cross the Russian border and get to Palestine. Some Jews are dressed up with German uniforms, and soon they start getting strange ideas about how it feels to be a Nazi; others are infected with the fast-spreading germ of communism. Meanwhile, the Russian border gets closer and closer...

Original title:
Train de vie
Year:
1998
Length:
103 minutes
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Shown at

  1. Festival de Cine Jueu de Barcelona - 2010

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