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Waiting for Anya

Country: UK

Genre: War Drama



Jo (Noah Schnapp), a young French shepherd boy of around 15 years of age living through World War II, comes across a Jewish man who, whilst awaiting the return of his daughter Anya, helps smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain, with the help of his mother-in-law, the Widow Horcada. In order to prove that he can be trusted, Jo begins to help them. But when German soldiers move into his village, things become much more perilous.


  • Based on the 1990 children's novel of the same name by English author, poet and playwright Michael Morpurgo (b. 1943)

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  • Noah Schnapp
  • Frederick Schmidt
  • Anjelica Huston
  • Jean Reno
  • Declan Cole
  • Gilles Marini
  • Nathan Lea

Page Last Modified: 22nd March 2022
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