Overview

Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death camp in 1941. There, she meets a young girl named Rivkah, a fellow captive in the camp. As Rivkah and Hannah struggle to survive in the face of daily atrocities, they form an unbreakable bond.

  1. Jane Yolen

    Novel

  2. Robert J. Avrech

    Writer

  3. Donna Deitch

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Himself (Introduces Film) (uncredited)

  2. Kirsten Dunst

    Kirsten Dunst

    Hannah Stern

  3. Brittany Murphy

    Brittany Murphy

    Rivkah

  4. Mimi Rogers

    Mimi Rogers

    Leonore Stern

  5. Leonardas Pobedonoscevas

    Leonardas Pobedonoscevas

    Isaac

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Status Released

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  • March 28, 1999
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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