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Going and Coming Back

Partir, revenir

Directed by Claude Lelouch
France, 1985


This melodrama, set in WW II during the French occupation, tells the story of the members of a Jewish family who flee the Germans and end up hiding in the country manse of two aristocrats. Unfortunately, the Gestapo finds them and they are sent to a concentration camp.

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Going and Coming Back Directed by Claude Lelouch

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    Du pain (azyme) béni, pour le simplisme de Lelouch qui, malgré une honnêteté indiscutable dans son discours, mélange maladroitement les genres et les propos dans l'espoir avorté de viser à l'universalité de son propos, n'arrivant qu'à une regrettable confusion où la réflexion et la rigueur politico-historiques sont bâclées avec candeur...

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