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Directed by Peter Nestler
Germany, 2000
Documentary, TV Movie


Jewish painter Leopold Mayer fled his native Frankfurt at the rise of the Nazi regime. Although briefly finding refuge in France, where he changed his name to Leo Maillet, his stay was cut short by Germany’s invasion of Paris. Flucht traces Maillet’s escape from the Gestapo and the French police.

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Escape Directed by Peter Nestler

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