MEQUON – The film “1945”opened Friday Aug. 24 at Northshore Cinema.
The film had a 96 percent rating on the Rotten Tomatoes “Tomatometer” at press time.
On a summer day in 1945, an Orthodox man and his grown son return to a village in Hungary while the villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. The townspeople – suspicious, remorseful, fearful and cunning – expect the worst and behave accordingly. The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of the village’s deported Jews and expects them to demand their illegally acquired property back.