Fog in August

The first feature film to address the Nazis’ euthanasia programme. Based on Robert Domes’ 2008 eponymous historical novel, Fog In August centres on the authentic life story of 13-year-old Ernst Lossa who was committed to a mental hospital in Sargau in 1942 because of his origins in a family of travellers. However, Ernst soon discovered the truth behind the hospital’s facade and sabotaged its euthanasia programme to help his new-found friends. But his actions did not go unnoticed by the institution’s administration.

Also available in: ES
Original title Nebel im August
Country Germany
Year 2016
Genre Drama
Duration 130 min