When a nine-year-old boy is captured by the Nazis in 1940s Hungary his older sister risks her life to save his. 

Having narrowly escaped the Nazis in Czechoslovakia, a young boy, Ervin, finds himself alone in an orphanage in 1940s Hungary. When his older sister Elsa hears he is in danger she risks her life to save his. 

This remarkable story of survival during World War II is told through interviews with Elsa and Erwin who spoke to ensure this remarkable was preserved for future generations.


  • Director: Mark Hellinger
  • Producer: Mark Hellinger
  • Cinematographer: Mark Hellinger
  • Editor and Sound Recordist: Mark Hellinger
  • Sound mixer and Colourist: Chris Mylrea

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