The Poet


1h 36m 2008

Brief Synopsis

In German occupied Poland at the dawn of World War II, Oskar, a young German officer, and Rachel, the daughter of a Rabbi, fall in love. Forced apart by violent village massacres, they embark on a perilous journey to find one another. Pregnant, and resigned to the fact she will never be re-united

Film Details

Also Known As
Hearts of War, Poet
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Period
Thriller
War
Release Date
2008

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

In German occupied Poland at the dawn of World War II, Oskar, a young German officer, and Rachel, the daughter of a Rabbi, fall in love. Forced apart by violent village massacres, they embark on a perilous journey to find one another. Pregnant, and resigned to the fact she will never be re-united with Oskar, Rachel marries Bernard, an honorable Jewish man who is willing to be father in hopes of earning her love. At the dangerous Russian front line, where violent skirmishes herald a great battle ahead, a chance reunion between Rachel and Oskar leads to tragedy, hope and one man's ultimate sacrifice.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hearts of War, Poet
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Period
Thriller
War
Release Date
2008

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video April 28, 2009

Released in United States Summer June 6, 2008

Released in United States on Video April 28, 2009

Released in United States Summer June 6, 2008 (Beverly Hills)