Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 2hr 2mins.
Genres Documentary, Historical
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
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  • Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Review
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    Thoroughly researched and captivating, "Into the Arms of Strangers" will likely go into the arms of Oscar. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Starring Judi Dench (narrator). Directed by Mark Jonathan Harris. Produced by Deborah Oppenheimer. Released by Warner Bros. es: Brockovich is a torrent of profanity. 'Erin Brockovich' Julia Roberts: Erin Brockovich Albert Finney: Ed Masry Aaron Eckhart: George Marg Helgenberger: Donna Jensen Cherry Jones: Pamel

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Stan Jones Music Editor n/a 214 8000004
John Richards Music music score recordist & mixer 120781 8000003
Ira Hearshen Original Music music orchestrations 120838 8000006
James T Sale Original Music music orchestrations 120838 8000007
Laura DeLuca Soloist clarinet solo 121021 8000009
Charles Butler Performer trumpet solo Trumpet 120819 8000008
SeattleMusic Music music score performer 120781 8000002
Lee Holdridge Music n/a 120781 8000001
Peter Smokler Cinematographer cinematography(Los Angeles crew) 402 6000002
Don Lenzer Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Alicia Dwyer Cinematographer cinematography(Los Angeles crew) 402 6000003
Kenneth Rudolph Photography motion photographer 120835 6000004
Teri E Dorman Dialogue Editor n/a 204 7000002
Kate Amend Editor n/a 172 7000001
Meade Crane Soloist piano solo 121021 8000010
Kinderchor des NDR Song Performer ("Alle Vogel sind schon da" "Hanschen klein ging allein" "Und in dem Schneegebirge" "Wenn ich ein Voglein war" "Woll'n heimgehn") 120788 8000011
Peter G Miller Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000004
Shannon Mills Sound Effects Editor n/a 327 14000003
Gary Rydstrom Sound Designer n/a 120915 14000002
Caroline Goldie Sound Mixer (Cologne crew) 230 14000005
Michael Lewis Production Associate production controller 120822 25000001
Kevin Nelson Production Associate production controller(London crew) 120822 25000003
Mona Benjamin Production Associate production controller(London crew) 120822 25000002
Gary Rydstrom Rerecording re-recording mixer 120995 14000001
Margaret Kirby Film Research n/a 121050 12000005
Bambini di Praga Song Performer ("Nevideli jste tu me panenky" "Kycera Kycera") 120788 8000013
The Vienna Boys Choir Song Performer ("Als unser Mops ein Mopschen war") 120788 8000012
Corrine Collett Research archival researcher 458 12000001
Karen Wyatt Film Research n/a 121050 12000002
Angela Spindler-Brown Film Research n/a 121050 12000004
Wolfgang Klaue Film Research n/a 121050 12000003
Jaqueline Veissid Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000003
Christian McWilliams Location Manager (London crew) 193 5000002
Hedy Epstein Actor Kinder 1 1000012
Lory Cahn Actor Kinder 1 1000011
Lorraine Allard Actor Kinder 1 1000010
Kurt Fuchel Actor Kinder 1 1000013
Alexander Gordon Actor Kinder 1 1000014
Jack Hellman Actor Kinder 1 1000016
Eva Hayman Actor Kinder 1 1000015
Petra Schwarzwald Actor Additional Voice 1 1000009
Lavinia von Spretti Actor Additional Voice 1 1000008
Mia Martin Actor Additional Voice 1 1000003
Alexander Leeb Actor Additional Voice 1 1000002
Kevin Schwarzwald Actor additional Voice 1 1000004
Benjamin Singer Actor Additional Voice 1 1000005
Emilia von Spretti Actor Additional Voice 1 1000007
Giulia Tassius Actor Additional Voice 1 1000006
Bertha Leverton Actor Kinder 1 1000017
Ursula Rosenfeld Actor Kinder 1 1000018
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Mark Jonathan Harris Director n/a 2 2000001
Cayce Callaway Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Alicia Dwyer Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Lou Fusaro Line Producer n/a 161 5000001
Mark Jonathan Harris Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Judi Dench Narrator n/a 120790 1000026
Nicholas Winton Actor Rescuer 1 1000025
Lore Segal Actor Kinder 1 1000020
Inge Sadan Actor Kinder 1 1000019
Robert Sugar Actor Kinder 1 1000021
Mariam Cohen Actor Kurt Fuchel's Foster Mother 1 1000022
Norbert Wollheim Actor Rescuer 1 1000024
Franzi Groszmann Actor Lore Segal's Mother 1 1000023
Mirka Colman Actor Additional Voice 1 1000001
Synopsis
For nine months prior to World War II, in an act of mercy unequalled anywhere else before the war, Britain conducted an extraordinary rescue mission, opening its doors to over 10,000 Jewish and other children from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia. These children, or 'kinder,' as they came to be known, were taken into foster homes and hostels in Britain, expecting eventually to be reunited with their parents. The majority of them never saw their families again. This is the story of that rescue operation and its dramatic impact on the lives of the children who were saved. Told in the words of child survivors, rescuers, parents and foster parents, these are the stories of those who survived with the help of others; they are stories of courage and hope, stories about the strength and resolve of children; and most astonishing, these are stories rarely heard about the impact of the Holocaust.