The Lady of Izieu

La dame d'Izieu

MINI SERIES 2 x 90'
Drama / War

The moving true story of the woman who tried to save Jewish children from Nazi barbarism…
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Directed by

Alain Wermus

Starring

Charles Lelaure
Gaëla Le Devehat
Véronique Genest (Julie Police Commissioner)
Vincent Winterhalter (Candice Renoir, Love Is In The Air)

Production

Sam et Compagnie / GMT Productions / TF1

2006 / Original language: French / Color / Stereo

1941: When the French government institutes its anti-Jewish laws, Sabine Zlatin, a Jewish nurse, loses her hospital job. She joins a relief organization which assigns her to save Jewish children threatened with arrest and deportation.
Sabine puts her heart and soul into her mission. After saving hundreds of children from French detention camps, she hides 44 children in a large country house in a quiet, remote village, Izieu. Her Refugee Children's Colony becomes a haven of peace and hope.
But the barbarism of the German Occupation is not ready to leave them in peace...
A heart-rending human drama and a dark chapter of 20th century history. The tragedy for which Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie (the "Butcher of Lyon") was sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity.

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Spanish

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