|The Birdcatcher is a suspenseful, coming of age story set against the backdrop of violence and prejudice. Esther, a Jewish girl, has her world torn apart when the Nazis unleash their reign of terror on her small town. On her attempt to escape to Sweden, Esther ends up on an occupied farm where she befriends Aksel. To save herself from being discovered by the Nazis, she disguises herself as a boy. The daily challenge to keep her identity a secret lead to a series of choices and consequences which shift the paths of all those around her.