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Directed by Jörg Grünler
Germany, 1993
Drama, War


The turmoil of the last days of WWII. 13-year-old Tom loses his mother while trying to escape. In Vienna, he encounters the one-legged trafficker ‘Krücke’ – a devious, cunning survivalist and at the same time a gorgeous, kind friend. The two find shelter with the Jewish woman Bronka.

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Krücke Directed by Jörg Grünler

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1993 | 3 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

1993 | Nominee: Outstanding Feature Film

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