The story of mime Marcel Marceau as he works with a group of Jewish boy scouts and the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Eisenberg ... Marcel Marceau
Clémence Poésy ... Emma
Félix Moati ... Alain
Vica Kerekes ... Mila
Matthias Schweighöfer ... Barbie
Géza Röhrig ... Georges
Ed Harris ... General Patton
Bella Ramsey ... Elsbeth
Martha Issová ... Flora
Karl Markovics ... Charles Mangel
Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey ... Max Rheinemert
Alex Fondja Alex Fondja ... Frederique
Aurélie Bancilhon ... Dominique
Alicia von Rittberg ... Regine
Louise Morell ... Marcel's Mother
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The story of mime Marcel Marceau as he works with a group of Jewish boy scouts and the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

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The best way to resist is to survive. See more »


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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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The real life Klaus Barbie was recruited by the US after the war and lived as a free man for more than 30 years See more »

Goofs

When the group crossed the border from French to Switzerland it was Montriond France. Not Montriand . See more »

Quotes

Georges: I'm not going to bring them more instability just because you suddenly feel it may get dangerous.
Georges: You are a mile away from nazi Germany where an extremely popular leader is preparing the most powerful army in the history of Europe to conquering a neighboring country while he blames all possible evil on the Jews.
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References Jud Süß (1940) See more »

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Had me in tears
19 July 2020 | by bryanmartin1See all my reviews

Fantastic Holocaust film. I doubt many people know the true life connection this great stage actor had to saving children during WW2.


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Release Date:

27 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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Prague, Czech Republic See more »

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$7,464

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$292,888
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