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Nowhere in Africa Audience empathy for a German-Jewish family who escapes from the Nazis to safety in Africa, coupled with the proffered charms of wise natives and their...Nowhere in AfricaDrama, Foreign LanguagePT141MUnrated Audience empathy for a German-Jewish family who escapes from the Nazis to safety in Africa, coupled with the proffered charms of wise natives and their...2003-03-21Zeitgeist Films
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Nowhere in Africa

Genre: Drama, Foreign Language; Starring: Juliane Koehler, Merab Ninidze; Director: Caroline Link; Author: Caroline Link; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): In Season; MPAA Rating: In Season; Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

Audience empathy for a German-Jewish family who escapes from the Nazis to safety in Africa, coupled with the proffered charms of wise natives and their mysterious rituals, goes a long way toward making this lyrical travelogue a crowd-pleaser. Then again, the same charms root this Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nominee in movie-Africa.

Originally posted March 21 2003 — 12:00 AM EST

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