Lore (2012)

Stranded with her siblings after their Nazi parents are imprisoned, LORE (Saskia Rosendahl) leads the remains of her family across war-torn Germany in 1945. To survive the children must reach their Grandmother’s house in the North but amidst the chaos of a defeated nation, Lore encounters the mysterious and intriguing THOMAS (Kai Malina), a young Jewish refugee.


Based on Rachel Seiffert’s Booker shortlisted novel “The Dark Room”.

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  • Writer / Director

    Cate Shortland

  • Written by

    Robin Mukherjee (co-writer)

  • Produced by

    Paul Welsh (Edge City Films)

    Liz Watts (Porchlight Films, Sydney)

    Karsten Stoter (Rohfilm, Berlin)

    Benny Dreschel (Rohfilm, Berlin)

  • Financed by

    Creative Scotland

    Screen Australia

    Mitteldeutsche Medienforderung



    Deutscher Filmforderfonds

    Filmforderung Hamburg Schleswig Holstein

    Medien-Und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Wurttemberg

    Screen NSW

  • Awards & Wins

    Locarno Piazza Grande Audience Award

    Hamburg Critics Prize

    Hamptons Best Film

    Stockholm Best Film

    8 AACTA Nominations (Jan 2013)