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A Bag of Marbles

Based on Joseph Joffo’s autobiographical memoir, A Bag of Marbles tells the story of the Nazi occupation through the eyes of two young Jewish boys in 1941 struggling to survive on their own. Roman, a barber in Paris, knows that his sons’ best chance to escape the Nazi roundup is to flee on their own to Vichy France, where their older brothers have found safe haven. Always one false step from tragedy, the boys survive on courage, ingenuity, and more than a bit of cunning as they make their precarious way through France to reunite with their family. In French with English subtitles. All ages.

Genres: Adventure, Drama