During the Nazi occupation, residents of a small Slovak town react unexpectedly when a young “Aryan” carpenter is assigned to take over the local button store from its owner, an aging Jewish woman. Unforgettable.
Director: Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos
Starring: Hana Slivková, Ida Kamińska, Jozef Kroner
Major nominations on original release : Academy Award nominations for Best Actress (Ida Kamińska), Best Foreign Language Film (won)See all nominees