The Round Up (La Rafle)
In picturesque Montmarte, three children wearing a yellow star play in the streets, oblivious to the darkness spreading over Nazi-occupied France. Their parents do not seem too concerned either, somehow putting their trust in the Vichy Government. But beyond this view, much is going on. Hitler demands that the French government round up its Jews and put them on trains for the extermination camps in the East. The collaborators start to put the plan into effect and within a short time, 13,000 of Paris's Jews, among them 4,000 children, will be rounded up and sent on a road with no return. The fateful date: July 16th, 1942, 68 years ago.
Starring Mélanie Laurent, Jean Reno, Samuel Le Bihan, Gad Elmaleh, Sylvie Testud
Directed by Roselyne Bosch
Running Time - 1:55
Genre - Drama
Opened in Theaters - Saturday, January 1st, 2011
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