Miramax Critic's Choice: Of Love And War
Edges of the Lord
To escape an unthinkable fate, a young Jewish boy's parents send him to the countryside. Spirited away from the Nazi-occupied city in a gunnysack, he's taken in by a kind village farmer, masquerades as the farmer's nephew and is coached in Catholicism by the parish priest.
Map of the Human Heart
When a half-Eskimo boy leaves his arctic home to seek medical attention in Canada, he meets a half-Indian girl to whom he is forever linked. Their star-crossed relationship becomes a grand romantic adventure spanning decades and great distances.
When a French captain is taken to a prisoner of war camp in Scotland during the Napoleonic Wars, he falls in love with a beautiful local woman, befriends the prison camp's British major and discovers his long-lost grandfather living just down the road.
From acclaimed director Giuseppe Tornatore comes Malena, an unforgettable story of a boy's journey into manhood amid the chaos and intolerance of World War II.