The Cold Room (1984)

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  • Behind the Wall Alternative


A young girl goes on holiday with her father to East Berlin. While staying in an old hotel she gradually falls under the spell of another girl who lived there during the war and was in love with a Jew who hid in the cold room of her Nazi father's butchers shop.

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