In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Over 10 International Film Awards including:
* David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Film
* Hamptons International Film Festival Award for Most Popular Feature
* Sundance Film Festival for Audience Award
* Venice Film Festival for Critics Prize – Best First work
* Cesar for Best Original Screenplay