Samuel Goldwyn Films released FUGITIVE PIECES , starring Stephen Dillane and Rade Sherbedgia, that opened on May 2nd in New York and Los Angeles. The film is a powerful drama about protagonist Jakob Beer who struggles with his traumatic childhood experiences during WWII.



Based on the international bestselling novel by Anne Michaels, FUGITIVE PIECES is a poetic and emotionally charged film about love, loss and redemption. The film, written and directed by Jeremy Podeswa (INTO THE WEST, upcoming HBO mini-series THE PACIFIC) and produced by Robert Lantos (EASTERN PROMISES, BEING JULIA, SUNSHINE) tells the story of Jakob Beer, a man whose life is haunted by his childhood experiences during World War II. As a child in Poland, Jakob is orphaned during wartime only to be saved by a compassionate Greek archeologist. Over the course of his life, he attempts to deal with the losses he has endured. Through his writing and the discovery of true love, Jakob is ultimately freed from the legacy of his past. FUGITIVE PIECES stars Stephen Dillane, Rade Sherbedgia, Rosamund Pike, Ayelet Zurer, Robbie Kay, Ed Stoppard, Rachelle Lefevre and Nina Dobrev. The film will be released by Samuel Goldwyn Films on May 2nd, 2008.

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