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The story of a boy who, driven by the search for his lost brother in the turmoil of WWII end, joins a group of children in order to survive the chaos of post-war anarchy in the haunted forests of Lithuania.

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Rick Ostermann

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Rick Ostermann (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Levin Liam Levin Liam ... Hans
Helena Phil Helena Phil ... Christel
Vivien Ciskowski Vivien Ciskowski ... Asta (as Vivien Ciskowska)
Patrick Lorenczat Patrick Lorenczat ... Fritzchen
Willow Voges-Fernandes Willow Voges-Fernandes ... Karl
Til-Niklas Theinert Til-Niklas Theinert ... Paul
Jördis Triebel ... Mutter
Hannah Lehmann ... Ruth
Vincent Redetzki Vincent Redetzki ... Telke
Dainius Gavenonis Dainius Gavenonis ... Farmer (as Tadas Dainius Gavenonis)
Aldona Bendoriute Aldona Bendoriute ... Farmer's wife (as Rita Aldona Bendoriüté)
Laisvunas Raudonis Laisvunas Raudonis ... Farmer (as Karolis Laisvünas Raudonis)
Arturas Nemanis Arturas Nemanis ... Farmer (as Vydas Artüras Nemanis)
Aleksas Kazanavicius Aleksas Kazanavicius ... Juras
Thomas Zaluckij Thomas Zaluckij ... Alexandrej
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Wolf Children period drama is inspired by the true story of German troop orphaned children, who between 1946 and 1947 roamed the Soviets occupied areas of the former East Prussia, trying to get to friendly to families in Lithuania. Wolf Children period drama is set in 1946 and follows a group of war orphans who are struggling to survive in the ruins of post-war Europe. The plot focuses on fourteen Hans who after the death of their mother decides to go with his younger brother Charles to Lithuania. The brothers, however, are on their way compelled to flee before Soviet troops and unplanned splits. Hans, driven by the seemingly hopeless desire to find his brother, joins the group of orphans nicknamed wolf children to the territory of a foreign country waged unequal struggle with hunger, weather and disease. After losing a war in the former Prussian region fell to the Soviet Union find themselves in the position of game two brothers - the older Hans (Levin Liam) and younger Fritzen (... Written by docflash

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Country:

Germany

Release Date:

28 August 2014 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Wolfschildren See more »

Filming Locations:

Lithuania See more »

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