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6 Ratings


Directed by Peter Lilienthal
West Germany, 1979
Drama, War


David is a 1979 West German film by director Peter Lilienthal. It tells the story of a rabbi’s son in Germany during the Holocaust, who tries to raise money to escape to Mandate Palestine.

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David Directed by Peter Lilienthal

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1979 | 3 wins including: Golden Berlin Bear

German Film Awards

1979 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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