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A Love to Hide (2005)

Un amour à taire (original title)
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 ...
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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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HBO Award at the Miami Gay and Lesbian Festival. See more »

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Emotional overload
19 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A beautiful and poignant film that encourages you to wait for the arrival of the hero and the redemption of the evil only for neither to happen. Someone commented that the film was like a roller coaster, for me it didn't feel that way, no individual scene was too brutal or heartbreaking for me to reach for the tissues, until, as the end captions appeared the whole reservoir of emotions that had been slowly welling inside overcame my composure. With torrents of tears running down my face for the millions of the brutally murdered I wondered why; why people allowed this to happen and why we still allow it to happen today. If there is a god, surely he is crying too.


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