Nowhere In Africa
Nowhere in Africa is an Oscar-winning film which won the Academy Award in 2003 for Best Foreign Language Film as well as 5 German film prizes. The screenplay is based on the 1995 autobiographical novel of the same name by Stefanie Zweig.
Sensing the threat posed by Hitler, Jewish lawyer Walter Redlich (Merab Ninidze) relocates with his wife, Jettel (Juliane Köhler), and daughter, Regina (Lea Kurka), to a farm in Kenya. Regina adapts quickly, forming a bond with Owuor (Sidede Onyulo), the cook, but Jettel is unhappy. Things worsen when the family is made to move again, this time to Nairobi by order of the ruling British authorities. Dispirited, Walter decides to join the Allied army -- and Jettel finds comfort with other men.
It's a long film but well worth it to watch the stunning performances and lavish scenery.
85% Rotten Tomatoes
(2 hours 21 minutes)