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The Divided Heart

Directed by Charles Crichton
United Kingdom, 1954


A three-year-old orphan is adopted by a German couple shortly after World War II. On his tenth birthday, he is told that his mother, a Yugoslav refugee, is alive and wants him back. The case must be decided in court, which must decide with whom the boy will be better off.

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The Divided Heart Directed by Charles Crichton

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1955 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1955 | 3 wins including: Best British Actress

1955 | 3 nominations including: Best British Film

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