D.P.: Displaced Person

United Kingdom, 1985

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Based on the story by Kurt Vonnegut Jnr, author of Breakfast of Champions and Slaughterhouse Five. It’s the aftermath of the world’s greatest war. Allied occupied Germany, ravaged and shamed in defeat, must now pick up the pieces. One of those pieces is a small black orphan boy named Tobias. Abandoned at a cold and dismal orphanage, he dreams - despite jeers from the other embittered children - of his courageous father’s return from war to claim him. When Tobias meets his first black man, he’s convinced the G.I. sergeant is the father of his dreams.

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Credits

director

Alan Bridges

producer

Barry Levinson

production company

HTV

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325102

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q5282603

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