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SARAH'S KEY

by Gilles Paquet-Brenner

synopsis

In present-day Paris Julia Jarmond, an American journalist who has been living in France for 20 years, is investigating the harrowing episode of Vél’ d’Hiv. As she retraces events, her path crosses that of Sarah, a little girl who was ten years old in July 1942. For Julia, what was originally just the subject of an article then becomes a personal issue, revealing a family mystery.

international title: Sarah's Key
original title: Elle s’appelait Sarah
country: France
sales agent: Kinology
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
release date: BE 13/10/2011, FR 13/10/2010, NL 28/10/2011, ES 29/12/2011, DK 24/03/2011, NO 01/04/2011, FI 13/05/2011, UK 05/08/2011, DE 15/12/2011, IT 13/01/2012, AT 09/03/2012
screenplay: Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Serge Joncour
cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot, Michel Duchaussoy, Dominique Frot, Gisèle Casadesus, Aidan Quinn
cinematography by: Pascal Ridao
film editing: Hervé Schneid
art director: Françoise Dupertuis
costumes designer: Eric Perron
music: Max Richter
producer: Stéphane Marsil
production: Hugo Productions, France 3 Cinéma, Studio 37, TF1 Films Production
backing: Canal +, TPS Star, Ile-de-France, Sofica A Plus Image
distributor: UGC Distribution, Lucky Red, Benelux film Distributors Netherlands (BFD), Emon, StudioCanal, Camino Filmverleih, Polyfilm Verleih
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