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New releases: 'Lore' tests a teen girl in postwar Germany
New releases: 'Lore' tests a teen girl in postwar Germany

Lore Music Box, $29.95; Blu-ray, $34.95 Available on VOD May 28. Australian writer-director Cate Shortland garnered international attention with her 2004 debut feature, "Somersault," about a teen runaway discovering the power of her sexuality. Shortland's long-in-coming follow-up adapts the Rachel Seiffert novel "The Dark Room" (with a screenplay co-written by Robin Mukherjee), about another adolescent girl, who helps her brothers and sisters travel across postwar Germany after their Nazi parents are arrested as war criminals. The style and stories are markedly different, but like "Somersault," "Lore" too is about a young woman forced to...

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