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A DAY IN OCTOBER

What You Need To Know:

Emphasizing self-sacrifice and faith in God, A DAY IN OCTOBER tells how the resistance smuggled 7,500 Jews out of Denmark in October, 1943, the night before the Nazis planned to haul them off to concentration camps. It is a magnificent film which contrasts man's nobility with his fallen nature. Regrettably, there are four exclamatory profanities. Even so, A DAY IN OCTOBER is one of those rare movies which deserves to be commended and seen.

Content:

(C, B, LL, VV, S, M) A stirring tale of self-sacrifice with respect for Judaism and Christianity, marred by 4 profanities (mostly exclamatory), 2 obscenities, some wartime violence (not gruesome but gut wrenching, especially when Sara shoots the Nazi in self-defense), implied promiscuity (off-screen), smoking, and alcohol consumption.

More Detail:

A DAY IN OCTOBER tells how the resistance smuggled 7,500 Jews out of Denmark the night before the Nazis planned to haul them off to concentration camps. In Copenhagen, Denmark, in September, 1943, Niels Jensen leads an attack on a German munitions factory. Wounded, Niels barely escapes. Sara Kublitz, a Jewish girl, finds Niels and hides him. Her mother, Emma, brings him into the house. When her father, Solomon, the bookkeeper at the factory, finds the mutilated bodies of Niels’s friends, he agrees to carry a bomb into the factory. When the factory blows up, Niels and the Kublitz’s flee. Soloman and Emma find out that in two days the Nazis will arrest every Jew in Denmark. Niels stows the Kublitz’s and some other Jews in a brick plant, planning to send them to neutral Sweden by fishing boat.

A DAY IN OCTOBER is a magnificent film which contrasts man’s nobility with his fallen nature. Throughout the film, the Kublitz’s grow in faith. The acting, directing and cinematography are superb. Regrettably, there are four profanities and implied promiscuity. Also, the love story is not credible. However, A DAY IN OCTOBER is one of those rare movies which deserves to be commended and seen.

Now more than ever we’re bombarded by darkness in media, movies, and TV. Movieguide® has fought back for almost 40 years, working within Hollywood to propel uplifting and positive content. We’re proud to say we’ve collaborated with some of the top industry players to influence and redeem entertainment for Jesus. Still, the most influential person in Hollywood is you. The viewer.

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You can make a difference with as little as $7. It takes only a moment. If you can, consider supporting our ministry with a monthly gift. Thank you.