Celebrating the French film -ELLE S’APPELAIT SARAH/SARAH’S KEY- with a link to a study guide

To celebrate todays  EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES I will be Tweeting and bogging a list of European film with links to free resource guides

ELLE S’APPELAIT SARAH/SARAH’S KEY (12) 2010 FRANCE PAQUET-BRENNER, GILLES £17.99

A Jewish girl’s story opens wounds from France’s wartime past. Living in Paris while her architect husband Bertrand (Frederic Pierrot) restores his family’s apartment block, writer Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas) stumbles across the wartime history of the block’s original Jewish owners, who were arrested by the Vichy government as part of the notorious Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup of 1942 and forced to sell their

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property. As the story unfolds, Julia becomes increasingly haunted by the fate of ten-year-old Sarah Starzynski (Melusine Mayance), who, after being detained, escapes in a desperate attempt to return to the block where she has secretly hidden her younger brother..

In French with English subtitles

Film Guide in French –

Sarahs_Key FRENCH LANGUAGE GIUDE

DVD available to buy athttp://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

More comprehensive film resource page at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/online-resources-listed-by-film

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