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168 Ratings

A Secret

Un secret

Directed by Claude Miller
France, Germany, 2007
Drama, History


In 1953, a sensitive French boy finds out from a neighbour that his family is Jewish. François Grimbert becomes a physician, and gradually peels the layers of his buried family history which resulted in his difficult upbringing, raised as Catholic by his “Aryan” parents.

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A Secret Directed by Claude Miller

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

2008 | Winner: Top Five Foreign Films

César Awards

2008 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

2008 | 10 nominations including: Best Film

Montréal World Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Grand Prix des Amériques

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