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A middle-aged man studying the Mur des Noms in modern-day France recalls the time 20 years prior when he and his mother were viewing the trial of Klaus Barbie with rapt attention in this introspective drama from director Amos Gitai. The year was 1987, and Rivka lived with her son, Victor, in a disheveled apartment littered with antiques and memorabilia. The opening session in the trial against the so-called "butcher of Lyon" is being televised, and Rivka is struggling to keep her emotions under control as she prepares dinner. Meanwhile, Victor sits in his office attempting to assemble his family tree. But he too is watching the trials, and doesn't seem to hear a word spoken to him by his secretary. As mother and son sit down for dinner together, the mere mention of Barbie's trial is enough to cause Rivka to excuse herself from the table. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 31, 2008

Crew

Amos Gitai
Director
Amos Gitai
Producer
Nicole Collet
Producer
Dan Franck
Screenwriter
Marie-Jose Sanselme
Screenwriter
Amos Gitai
Screenwriter
Jerome Clement
Book Author
Jerome Clement
Screenwriter
Caroline Champetier
Cinematographer
Louis Sclavis
Composer (Music Score)
Isabelle Ingold
Editor
Erwan Kerzanet
Sound/Sound Designer
Denis Kralj
Second Assistant Director
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