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SJFF: FAREWELL, MR. HAFFMANN
March 19 • 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Occupied Paris, 1941: When all Jews must come forward and identify themselves, a talented jeweler arranges for his employee to take over his store until the conflict subsides, a risky proposition that will change their lives forever.
In-Person Showtime: March 19 | SJCC | 3:15 pm • Streaming Window: March 20-26
More on FAREWELL, MR. HAFFMAN (Adieu Monsieur Haffmann)
Fred Cavayé | Narrative Drama | France, Belgium | 2022 | French w/English subtitles | 115m | PG
Occupied Paris, 1941: When all Jews are instructed to come forward and identify themselves to authorities, Joseph Haffmann (Daniel Auteuil in a stunning performance), a talented jeweler arranges to flee the city with his family. François Mercier, Joseph’s employee, is an ordinary man whose only goal is to start a family with Blanche, the woman he loves. Before leaving Paris, Joseph strikes a deal with François to take over his jewelry store and home until the conflict subsides, but when his attempt to escape is thwarted, the business agreement turns into a Faustian bargain that forever changes their fate.
Fred Cavayé was born in Rennes, France. He first worked as a photographer in the fashion world. Cavayé’s first short film, J (2000), won the Jury Prize at the Arcipelago Short Film Festival in Rome. His filmography also includes the feature films POUR ELLE (Anything for Her, 2008), À BOUT PORTANT (Point Blank, 2010), MEA CULPA (2014), and RADIN! (2016). View official bio on IMDB.
Film Sponsor: Lake Street Diamond Company
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