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Mr. Klein Play Dates

About

France/Italy, 1976
Director: Joseph Losey
Producer: Alain Delon
Cast: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé
Screenwriter: Franco Solinas, Fernando Morandi, Costa-Gavras
Cinematography: Gerry Fisher
Music: Egisto Macchi, Pierre Porte
Genre: Drama
Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 123 minutes

Synopsis:
In Occupied France, Mr. Klein (Alain Delon) exploits the situation of the Jews by buying and selling their works of art. When a Jewish man of the same name surfaces in Paris, Klein comes under suspicion and experiences the persecution of his countrymen firsthand.

Awards and Nominations:
Best Film, Best Director, Best Production Design (César Awards, 1977)
Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound nominations  (César Awards, 1977)

Reviews and Quotes 2

“VERY COOL, VERY FRIGHTENING, AND BEAUTIFULLY CONTROLLED.”
— David Thomson

“LOSEY’S APPROACH TO MONSTROUS EVENTS WAS MARKED BY HIS SINGULAR WAY WITH THE CINEMA.”
— Richard Brody, The New Yorker

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