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I Am David

Held back by German soldiers, a little boy is torn from the clutches of his crying mother (Maria Bonnevie) and struggling father (Adrian McCourt) when they are taken prisoner in post-WWII Bulgaria. All alone, David (Ben Tibber) labors at the Belene Prison Camp with a group of grown men. Caught in the aftermath of the war, the young boy loses his family, his childhood and his faith in humankind. Then one night the twelve-year-old prisoner is given a secret, sealed letter and directions for escaping from the camp. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 90
Theater Release: 02 Dec 2004
Video Release: 05 Apr 2005
MPAA Rating: PG
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I Am David is rated PG: for thematic elements and violent content.

Cast: Ben Tibber, James Caviezel, Joan Plowright
Studio: 2004 Lions Gate Home Entertainment

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Held back by German soldiers, a little boy is torn from the clutches of his crying mother (Maria Bonnevie) and struggling father (Adrian McCourt) when they are taken prisoner… 
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