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November Moon (1985)
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Two women fall in love in nazi-occupied France, and must fight to survive the war. A task made more difficult as one is a jew on the run from Germany.

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Maurice Arama
Daniel Berlioux
Denise Boulet ...
Marthe
Antonin Brunel
Nicole Camus
Marc Delestre
Danièle Delorme ...
Ferial's mother
Albert Delpy
Ingrid Dupont
Wolfgang Finck
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Stéphane Garcin ...
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René Geney
Andreas Grothusen
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November Moon is the story of two women in nazi-occupied France. November Messing is jewish, and from Germany. She has come to France to escape the Reich. Férial is french, and soon after meeting each other, the two women fall in love. Unfortunately, November's safety in France is short-lived. Not long after meeting Férial, the germans invade, and she must go into hiding in southern France. Discovered, she must escape brutal torture by the germans to make her way to Férial in Paris, and together the two of them (along with Férial's mother) must use all their ingenuity to stay alive. Written by Elladan

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A German refugee and french woman fall in love just before the Nazis invade Paris in WWII.
2 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Excellent movie. It shows many facets of WWII Paris. Acts of bravery as well as cowardice. There are some intense moments throughout the film that keep you deeply engaged. If you are interested in WWII, lesbianism, or just historical drama, this movie is enjoyable and well made. I think it was mainly German language, with some French, but the version I watched had English subtitles. The relationship between the two main characters is believable and sweet, although many of the kisses are fairly clumsy and poorly done. I think is a fairly progressive movie for 1985 though. The ending scene is very reminiscent of Head in the Clouds, which is probably another movie you should check out if you like this one. Hard movie to find though, I watched it on Youtube, and I think some scenes may have been cut short/missing. I don't think Netflix has it.


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