Michel Drach – Les violons du bal aka Violins At The Ball (1974)

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Plot : In this WW II drama based on an autobiographical story by director Michel Drach, a Jewish boy and his family living in Nazi occupied France, attempt to escape the cruel invaders. Later the boy grows up to become a filmmaker obsessed with chronicling his childhood….

Awards : Best Actress for Marie-José Nat in Cannes Film Festival, 1974. Continue reading