Based on a true story, FANNY’S JOURNEY is an incredible tale of bravery, strength and survival, a story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one.

Fanny's Journey

Drama | Foreign | 2017

Cast

Cécile de France, Stéphane De Groodt, Léonie Souchaud, Fantine Harduin, Juliane Lepoureau, Ryan Brodie

Synopsis

Based on a true story, FANNY’S JOURNEY is an incredible tale of bravery, strength and survival, a story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, 13-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these 11 children do the impossible and reach the Swiss border to freedom.

Producers

Saga Blanchard, Marie de Lussigny

Director

Lola Doillon

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Official Selection, CPH PIX 2017
Official Selection, Cinema in Sneakers 2017
Official Selection, Jewish Motifs Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Cleveland International Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Haifa Film Film Festival 2016
Official Selection, London Film Festival 2016
Official Selection, Hamburg Film Festival 2016
Official Selection, Munich International Film Festival 2016