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Un Amour à taire (2005)

A young Jewish girl looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain while attempting to make their way to England is sheltered by an old... See full summary »

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Jean
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Sara / Yvonne
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Philippe
Nicolas Gob ...
Jacques
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Marcelle Lavandier
Michel Jonasz ...
Armand Lavandier
Olivier Saladin ...
Breton
Kitodar Todorov ...
Adjoint de Breton
Philippe Faure ...
Le Passeur
François Aramburu ...
La Baronne
Thomas Suire ...
Rudy
Yuli Toshev ...
Chef de camp
Flannan Obé ...
Raymond
Anne Girouard ...
Léopoldine
Miroslav Kosev ...
Stroeger
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A young Jewish girl looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain while attempting to make their way to England is sheltered by an old friend whose status as a member of the "third" sex soon leads the Gestapo pounding on his door as well. Betrayed by a smuggler who sat idly by as her family was casually slaughtered by the SS, terrified Sara flees into the comforting care of childhood summer-vacation chum Jean and his faithful lover Philippe. Though safe for the moment thanks to Jean's quick-thinking plan to pass her off as a Gallic employee of his family's laundry business, Sara watches in horror as her homosexual protector is forced into a Nazi labor camp as a tragic result of a bad decision made by Jean's troublesome brother Jacques. Written by anon.

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Prix Spécial du Jury (Christian Faure) et Prix du Public au Festival du Film de Télévision de Luchon (2005). See more »

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Written by Charles Trenet
Performed by Charles Trenet
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Drama doesn't get any better than this.
29 April 2006 | by (miami beach) – See all my reviews

I just saw this film at a festival screening with a packed audience that was completely overwhelmed. The direction and acting were fantastic, but it was the screenplay that really impressed everyone.

It is one of those films that makes you feel so much emotion, in this case sadness and despair, that you wonder if you can handle it. Afterwards, I felt like a zombie because the feelings were so intense.

This is not a light and happy film, but one that is so powerful and important to see. Because everyone needs to know that it was not just the Jews who were persecuted during the Nazi era. Homosexuals were rounded up, tortured and killed. You have to see it to understand.


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