Mr. Klein (Monsieur Klein)
- Original title
- Running time
- 123 min.
Fernando Morandi, Costa-Gavras, Franco Solinas
Egisto Macchi, Pierre Porte
Drama. Mystery. Thriller | Nazism. Crime. Cop Movies
- Synopsis / Plot
- Paris, 1942. Robert Klein is a successful art dealer, profiteering from the French government’s treatment of its Jewish citizens. To escape deportation to Germany, Jews are forced to sell their treasures to unscrupulous people like Klein. Then, one day, Klein receives a Jewish pamphlet addressed to him. He decides to look into this and discovers that there is another Mr Klein who has set out to confuse their identities to cover his own anti-Nazi activities. Klein is determined to discover what his namesake is up to, to the point of assuming his identity. In doing so, he risks being arrested in place of the Jew he is pursuing…
: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Best Film
: Cesar Awards: Best Movie, Director, Production Design. 7 Nominations
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