January 2013

Lore's Saskia Rosendahl
wins AACTA Award

Source: AACTA

The luminous young German actress, Saskia Rosendahl, received the AACTA Award for Best Young Actor for her lead performance in the stunning German language film Lore, directed by Cate Shortland. Just 17 years old at the time of filming, this was Rosendahl’s first feature film role…

Catholic Film Office: Lore
Named Film of the Year

Source: Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney

A movie that explores a German teenager forced to rethink her beliefs and view of the world as the German Reich collapses around her has been named Film of the Year by the Australian Catholic Film Office (ACFO).

“The jury was impressed by the themes this beautifully-made film holds together: a survival trek, loss of innocence and discernment,” says Father Richard Leonard SJ, Director of the ACFO and Chair of the jury that chose Lore as the best film of 2012…

Indiewire on Lore:
Indie Film You Must See This February

Source: Indiewire

ECF produced film “Lore” has made Indiewire’s list of five films you must see this February:

“Why Is It a “Must Sees”? Like “Caesar Must Die,” Cate Shortland’s “Lore” was a foreign language Oscar submission that would not be as Australia submitted the German language film (which premiered at Locarno) but missed out.  The film — set in southwestern Germany during the dying days of World War II — follows five siblings who must travel nearly 1,000 kilometers to their grandmother’s home after their Nazi parents are arrested by Allied Forces…”