Fanny and her sisters attempt to escape Nazi occupied France but many dangers are ahead of them.


Lola Doillon


Fanny Ben-Ami (novel), Lola Doillon (dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Léonie Souchaud Léonie Souchaud ... Fanny
Fantine Harduin ... Erika
Juliane Lepoureau Juliane Lepoureau ... Georgette
Ryan Brodie Ryan Brodie ... Victor
Anaïs Meiringer Anaïs Meiringer ... Diane
Lou Lambrecht ... Rachel
Igor van Dessel Igor van Dessel ... Maurice
Cécile de France ... Madame Forman (as Cécile De France)
Stéphane De Groodt ... Jean, le fermier
Malonn Lévana ... Marie
Lucien Khoury Lucien Khoury ... Jacques
Victor Meutelet Victor Meutelet ... Elie
Elea Körner Elea Körner ... Helga
Alice D'Hauwe Alice D'Hauwe ... Ethel
Anna Tenta ... Mère maison Ose


Fanny is a Jewish girl in a French orphanage in 1943. When she and her friends are no longer safe from the Nazis, they try to flee to Switzerland. After their guide disappears, Fanny has to take the lead and help the other kids make it over the mountains.

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Around 01:04:38, Victor is going down the stair. On the next shot, he's doing it again. See more »


Referenced in La noche de...: La noche de... El viaje de Fanny (2019) See more »

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18 December 2018 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

In 1943 Vichy France, Fanny and her younger sisters are left by their parents in the care of a humanitarian organization along with other Jewish children. They are smuggled into fascist Italy where it's hoped that they won't be hunted. When Mussolini is overthrown, the Germans take over and the kids have to make a run for Switzerland. After they lose their adult guides, Fanny must lead the kids on the harrowing journey.

The start is a little slow. The tension of the situation isn't getting transmitted. All that is forgotten when they get to the train station. Quite frankly, the movie can start without introducing the kids. Mme Forman can be the protagonist at the beginning and the switch to Fanny could be a great shock. As for the journey, the crowded train station is scarier than anything in a horror jump scare. It's all in the little girl's face. The weight of the world is on her and she shows it. I would change a little bit of the final run for the border. It's nothing big that would take away from this harrowing journey.

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18 May 2016 (France) See more »

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Fanny's Journey See more »

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Mens, Isère, France See more »


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