“A strange sort of coming-of-age, undertaken during one of history’s darkest periods by a girl with a dawning understanding of events who’s still too young to be guilty.”~Mark Adams, Hollywood Reporter
Aroview: A satisfyingly ambitious and haunting drama from the Australian dir. of SOMERSAULT, set in Europe in the aftermath of WWII.
Following the arrest of their Nazi parents, a band of siblings undertake a perilous journey through the dark woods led by their stoic teenage sister, whose ideologies are tested as they encounter death, deprivation and a young Jewish refugee upon the road.
4 stars (Very Good) It is not easy to describe my feelings about this except to say I won't forget it, I wouldn't want to have been in the time and place and the direction/editing is a bit different from the norm.~tubbs