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The Sorrow and the Pity

Le chagrin et la pitié

Directed by Marcel Ophüls
France, West Germany, 1969
Documentary, History, War


A two-part documentary film by Marcel Ophüls that concerns the French Resistance and collaboration with the Vichy government and Nazi Germany during World War II.

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The Sorrow and the Pity Directed by Marcel Ophüls

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1972 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

National Board of Review

1972 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film

BAFTA Awards

1972 | Winner: Best Foreign TV Programme (Television)

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