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Aloha! I am trying to remember the title of a film that Robert Osborne lauded as a favorite many years ago. The film takes place after WWII, somewhere in Eastern Europe that was occupied by American troops, but would eventually become part of the Eastern Bloc. I am thinking Hungary, Czechoslovakia or Germany. The film was shot on location and there was an excellent performance by a child actor who came under the wing of a GI. I remember vividly Robert Osborne's sharing the fate of the young actor, who faced persecution once the communist regime had solidified power in the country. I b
When I was a boy in the 1960's I watched two films, which have left fragments in my mind. I think the first film is Italian, probably in the genre of neo realism. A dark-haired man is locked inside the freezing room by an accident. The other man doesn't know about the man inside. The second film is part war film, part fantasy film. I remember two scenes. In the first scene two men are talking in the living room of a house, which may have been damaged by a bomb (World War II?) It occured to me that the living room somewhat looked like a circus manege. In the second scene a flame is