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It is 1942. Gilles, a young Belgian man, is arrested by the SS alongside other Jews and sent to a concentration camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. This lie temporarily saves him, but then Gilles is assigned a seemingly untenable mission, to teach the Persian language to the officer in charge of the camp’s kitchen.

Sponsored by Tamar and JR Bergantino 

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  • Runtime
    127 minutes
  • Language
    French, Persian, German with English subtitles
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