|Genre: Drama, Period Piece, Escape, Suspense, Prison|
Tagline: Believe in the power to change your destiny
Plot: A thrilling and uplifting adventure about a quest for freedom and the search for identity, Artisan Entertainment®'s I Am David tells the story of a young boy's dramatic escape from captivity in post-WWII Bulgaria and his incredible journey across Europe to safety. David only remembers the prison camp he grew up in, knowing nothing of the world we take for granted. Once he escapes, everyday is a journey of discovery -- from fresh bread to learning to smile.
Based on the acclaimed children's novel by Danish writer Anne Holm, I Am David was written and directed by two-time Emmy nominee Paul Feig (creator of "Freaks and Geeks"). The film stars Oscar® nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Joan Plowright (Enchanted April, Stalin, Tea with Mussolini), acclaimed actor Jim Caviezel (The Count of Monte Cristo, The Thin Red Line) and talented newcomer Ben Tibber.
Bulgaria, 1952. For as long as he can remember, twelve-year-old David (Ben Tibber) has been a captive in a harsh labor camp. Worked to exhaustion and haunted by vague memories of his lost parents, David dreams of a freedom he has never known. One night, with only the little knowledge he has learned from his fellow prisoner and mentor Johannes (Jim Caviezel), David escapes. Not knowing who he is or where he belongs, David
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