AND THE RAT LAUGHED

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Based on the book by Nava Semel “ And the Rat Laughed”

'And the rat laughed' begins in 2014 in Jerusalem with Eva, an Holocaust survivor from New York, trying to answer her granddaughter's questions for a school project. As a five years old girl Eva had been hidden from the Nazis on a farm in Poland, in a pit, with only a rat for company.
In the pit she was abused by Stefan, the son of the Polish farmers.
Eva's granddaughter Shelly sets up an internet site called 'And the rat laughedt' which spreads the mythical memory around the world.
The movie takes place in the past, present and future, from 1942-2111 when Lima Energelly a myth researcher discovers the remnants of the church where Father Stanislaw, a Polish catholic priest rescued the little girl in the pit, disguising himself as a rat.
Jumping back and forth in time, the movie focuses on memory being transferred via the chain of generations.

 

  Director:
Janos Szasz


Producers:
Cinema Soleil


Genre:
Drama


Language:
English