Sarah’s Key directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner

By Helene Wong In Film

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16th April, 2011
Sarah's Key is set in 1942 occupied France. At the centre of Sarah’s Key is a little-known episode in Holocaust history – the Vel’ d’Hiv round-up of Jews in Paris. Based on a novel by Tatiana de Rosnay – with one small but crucial change that adds greater poignancy and depth – it follows two stories: that of 10-year-old Sarah and her family as they’re forced from their home, and a contemporary American journalist’s research for an article about the event. Julia, the journalist, ...

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