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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 ...
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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A must-see movie
29 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie by accident when I was channel surfing one night on cable and happened to land on TV5. Although I don't speak anything other than basic French, the opening scene caught my attention and I ended up sitting through the whole film. It's a tribute to how good it is that even with basic French vocabulary, I was able to follow the story - and what a story it is. An absolute treasure of a film, and I am amazed it hasn't been more widely publicised or shown on mainstream TV over here in the UK. Not an easy film to watch as there are some very brutal scenes, but I recommend it highly. And I would definitely advise a box of tissues to be kept at hand - there are moments that will break your heart.


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