The Devil’s Arithmetic Script

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Director:Donna Deitch
Written by:Robert J. Avrech (Writer), Jane Yolen (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death camp in 1941. There, she meets a young girl named Rivkah, a fellow captive in the camp. As Rivkah and Hannah struggle to survive in the face of daily atrocities, they form an unbreakable bond.