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The Shop on Main Street

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The 1965 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film, The Shop on Main Street (Obch o Na Korze) stars [[Performer~P39445~Josef Kroner~josefkroner]] as Tono Briko, a slothful Slovakian carpenter. The time is World War II, and the occupying Nazis are nationalizing all Jewish-owned businesses. To please his ambitious family, Tono takes the job of "Aryan comptroller" for a rundown button shop managed by an elderly Jewish woman ([[Performer~P36748~Ida Kaminska~idakaminska]]). He realizes that his new job won't bring...more

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