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177 Ratings

The Two of Us

Le vieil homme et l'enfant

Directed by Claude Berri
France, 1967
Comedy, Drama


A young Jewish boy living in Nazi-occupied Paris is sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France’s liberation. Forced to hide his identity, the eight-year-old, Claude, bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa (Michel Simon).

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The Two of Us Directed by Claude Berri

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1967 | 3 wins including: C.I.D.A.L.C. Ghandi Award

National Board of Review

1969 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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