12-year old Alex is doing alone for 3 months in an empty Jewish ghetto during World War II. The only thing that keeps him going is the faith in his father, who promised that he will come and get him.

 “Holocaust dramas have become so numerous and so standardized, with rare exceptions, that the arrival of one as fresh and poetic as THE ISLAND ON BIRD STREET” seems all the more special.” San Francisco Chronicle

“Søren Kragh-Jacobsen takes a fresh approach to a familiar subject in THE ISLAND ON BIRD STREET…an involving and suspenseful drama” Variety

Director Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

Writers Tony Grisoni, John Goldsmith

Producers Tivi Magnusson, Rudy Cohen

Genre Drama, War

Released 1997

Berlin Film Festival / Silver Bear for Best Music (1997)
American Emmy Awards / Best Director, Best Actor, Best Producer (2000)