A film of high emotional impact and artistic control, One Day Crossing tells the story of a Jewish woman in Hungary who poses as a Christian to protect her family during the Holocaust. Inspired by director Stein’s own family history and created as her Columbia University graduate thesis project, this short work of fiction has garnered international acclaim for its power, craft and authority.
Director: Joan Stein Schimke.
Writers: Christina Lazaridi, Joan Stein Schimke.
Stars: Erika Marozsán, Attila Szatmári, Zoltán Gábor Tóth, Éva Naszladi.
Cinematographer: András Nagy.
Composer: Michael Montes.
2001 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Film, Live Action.