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Farewell, Herr Schwartz (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,455Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $6,986 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $6,986
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Yael Reuveny's Farewell Herr Schwarz is a cinematic journey about buried family secrets, the Holocaust (from a third generation perspective) and how it is never too late to reclaim your heritage. Siblings Michla and Feiv'ke Schwarz survived the Holocaust but never reunited after the war. Michla moved to the soon-to-be-founded Jewish state in the Middle East and started a family there. Her brother Feiv'ke considered dead returned to East Germany, married a German woman and inexplicably lived amidst the concentration camp ruins where he was once a prisoner. The Israeli and German sides to the family lived unaware of each other for half a century until first time filmmaker Yael Reuveny probed exactly what happened to her family in 1945.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,801-14,900) 14,849 $4,455
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 19,301-19,400) 19,364 $4,455

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 9th, 2015 (Limited) by Kino Lorber, released as Farwell, Herr Schwartz
Video Release: June 9th, 2015 by Kino Lorber, released as Farwell, Herr Schwartz
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Holocaust, War Crimes, Family Secrets, Jewish, Family Reunion
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Made in Germany Filmproduktion, Black Sheep
Production Countries: Germany,

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Yael Reuveny
Producer    Melanie Andernach
Co-Producer    Naomi Levari
Co-Producer    Saar Yogev
Line Producer    Knut Losen
Line Producer    Rotem Faran
Director of Photography    Andreas Kohler
Editor    Nicole Kortluke
Editor    Assaf Lapid
Sound Mixer    Cesar Fernandez Borras
Sound Mixer    Alfred Tesler
Sound Mixer    Nilly Kalmar
Sound Mixer    Idan Shemesh
Sound Mixer    Dovilas Meilus
Sound Designer    Emil Klotzsch
Composer    Volker 'Hauschka' Bertelmann*

Beloved Limited Release

January 9th, 2015

Die geliebten Schwestern poster

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/01/09 75 $4,455   2 $2,228   $4,455 1

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