Paris, 1944. In this haunting adaptation of her autobiographical novel, famed author Marguerite Duras shrewdly navigates the French Resistance and the Gestapo to uncover the whereabouts of her imprisoned husband.

Memoir of War

Drama | Foreign | 2018

Cast

Mélanie Thierry, Benoît Magimel, Benjamin Biolay

Synopsis

In a haunting adaptation of her semi-autobiographical novel, famed author Marguerite Duras (Mélanie Thierry) must navigate the Resistance and the Gestapo to uncover the whereabouts of her imprisoned husband, Robert Antelme. After he’s deported to Dachau in the midst of Nazi-occupied France, she becomes friendly with French collaborator Rabier to gain information at considerable risk to her underground cell. But as the months wear on, she must begin the process of confronting the unimaginable.

Producers

Yael Fogiel, Laetitia Gonzalez

Director

Emmanuel Finkiel

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Official Selection, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 2018
Official Selection, COLCOA French Film Festival 2018
Official Selection, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2018
Official Selection, Rendez-vous with French Cinema 2018
Official Selection, Haifa International Film Festival 2017