Left Luggage (1998)

03/30/1998 (NL) Drama 1h 40m
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Overview

While escaping from Nazis during the WWII, a Jewish man dug suitcases full of things dear to his heart in the ground two. The war deprived him of his family, and afterwards he endlessly turns over the soil of Antwerp to find the suitcases, which makes him look obsessed. He keeps checking old maps and keeps digging, trying to find, in fact, those he lost. His daughter Chaya is a beautiful modern girl looking for a part-time job. She finds a place as a nanny in the strictly observant Chassidic family with many children, although her secular manners clearly fly in the face of many commandments. One of the reasons she is accepted is that mother of the family is absolutely overburdened by the household, so she stays despite the resistance of the father, normally - an indisputable authority in the family. She develops a special bond with the youngest of the boys, four-year old Simcha, so far incapable of speaking.

  1. Jeroen Krabbé

    Director

  2. Carl Friedman

    Novel

  3. Edwin de Vries

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Laura Fraser

    Laura Fraser

    Chaya Silberschmidt

  2. Adam Monty

    Simcha Kalman

  3. Isabella Rossellini

    Isabella Rossellini

    Mrs. Kalman

  4. Jeroen Krabbé

    Jeroen Krabbé

    Mr. Kalman

  5. David Bradley

    David Bradley

    Concierge

  6. Marianne Sägebrecht

    Marianne Sägebrecht

    Mrs. Silberschmidt

  7. Maximilian Schell

    Maximilian Schell

    Mr. Silberschmidt

  8. Chaim Topol

    Chaim Topol

    Yacov Apfelschnitt

Full Cast & Crew

Left Luggage
Left Luggage

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $100,544.00

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