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SARAH’S KEY

STARRING:  Kristin Scott Thomas, Frederic Pierrot, Melusine Mayance, Niles Arestrup, Dominque Frot, Natasha Mashkevich and Aidan Quinn

DIRECTOR:  Gilles Paquet-Brenner

COUNTRY:  France

GENRE:  Drama

SYNOPSIS:  A journalist searches for the fate of a young Jewish girl whose family was taken to the Nazi concentration camps during the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup in France1942.

RATING:  PG-13

RUNNING TIME:  111 Mins

THE GOOD:   No matter how many films you see about the Holocaust, you will still witness things that will shock and disgust you. 

You will be devastated by this heartbreaking film.

THE BAD:  “Do a Holocaust film, win an Oscar?”  Sorry, Kristin Scott Thomas you are no Kate Winslet.

THE UGLY:  One mistake can haunt you forever.

MY SCORE:  ***

(3 OUT OF 5 STARS) 

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