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Sarah's key [videorecording] /

by Paquet-Brenner, Gilles [aus]; Marsil, Stéphane [proo]; Joncour, Serge [aus]; Scott-Thomas, Kristin [act]; Arestrup, Niels [act]; Mayance, Mélusine [actt]; Richter, Max [cmp]; Rosnay, Tatiana de; Weinstein Company; Hugo Productions; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2011Edition: Widescreen.Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: In English and French, with optional subtitles in English, English SDH or Spanish; Captioned.Title notes: $19.99 2/17/12 (cc)Other title: At head of title: Weinstein Company and Stéphane Marsil presentt.Uniform titles: Sarah's key (Motion picture).Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Journalists -- France -- Paris -- Drama | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- France -- Paris -- Drama | Holocaust survivors -- Family -- Drama | Rosnay, Tatiana de, 1961- -- Film adaptations | Family secrets -- Drama | Feature films -- France | War films | Film adaptations | Fiction films | Feature films | Melodramas (Motion pictures) | Video recordings for the hearing impairedCast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Arestrup, Melusine Mayance.Summary: In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d'Hiv round up, which took place in Paris, in 1942. She stumbles upon a family secret which will link her forever to the destiny of a young Jewish girl, Sarah.
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A tragic and shameful moment in French history continues to have consequences in the present day in this screen adaptation of the novel by Tatiana de Rosnay. Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas) is an American writer living in Paris with her husband, Bertrand (Frédéric Pierrot), an architect who is restoring a block of apartments in Paris owned by his family. Julia learns that Bertrand's family obtained the building through less than honorable means; the original owners were Jews who were forced to sell in the wake of the Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942, when the Nazi-affiliated Vichy government arrested over 13,000 Parisian Jews. One of the victims was Sarah Starzynski (Mélusine Mayance), a ten-year-old girl who tried to protect her younger brother by locking him in a cupboard in their apartment. Fearing for her brother's safety, Sarah escapes the crowded cycling stadium where the Jews are being held and tries to make her way back home. Julia learns of Sarah's story while doing research on the Vel' d'Hiv Roundup, and her investigation teaches her a great deal about an event many in France are reluctant to discuss, as well as the links to Bertrand's family. Elle S'Appelait Sarah (aka Sarah's Key) was, along with La Rafle, one of two films concerning the Vel'd'Hiv Roundup released in France in 2010. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

DVD; Region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.

In English and French, with optional subtitles in English, English SDH or Spanish; Captioned.

Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Arestrup, Melusine Mayance.

Director of photography, Pascal Radao ; editor, Herve Schneid ; music, Max Richter.

Adapted from the novel by Tatiana de Rosnay.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material including disturbing situations involving the Holocaust.

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d'Hiv round up, which took place in Paris, in 1942. She stumbles upon a family secret which will link her forever to the destiny of a young Jewish girl, Sarah.

Special features: The making of Sarah's key.

$19.99 2/17/12 (cc)

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