Thursday, September 10, 2009

A Secret

François Grimbert's life at a first glance seems similar to that of unfortunate teenagers who are disapproved by their own fathers due to their delicate and sensitive nature. But the discovery of a faded stuffed toy in the attic shatters that similarity and inadvertently leads to the discovery of the multi layered past of his parents during the Holocaust. A well crafted film that seamlessly moves between decades to tell you a tale based on true events sans any histrionics or melodrama.

Rating: * * +

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