Bag of Marbles, A

2016 – 110 minutes.

Paris, the Second World War. 11 Year-old Joseph has a good relationship with his parents and elder brothers. They lead a happy life. Until the threat of the Nazi's becomes too dangerous for the Jewish family.

It is no longer safe for the family to stay together and thus they partedways. Joseph flees Nazi-occupied Paris together with his older brother Maurice,in the hope to reach a free and safe part of France. The boys are alone andhave no one to lean one. Thanks to their unbelievable amount of courage theymanage to escape to Nice, which brings an intense feeling of freedom. Theyalmost forget they were running away from something. But their safety does notlast long, because the Germans are coming. The brothers have to do everythingin order to hide their religious background. The hope of being reunited withtheir family keeps them going. Together they are stronger.

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Subtitles
NL
Themes
War and armed conflict
Content rating
12
Suitable for
havo/vwo onderbouw
vmbo b/k - leerjaar 1 & 2
vmbo t - leerjaar 1 & 2
Director
Christian Duguay
Country
Canada, Czech Republic, France
Type
Fiction
Duration
110 minutes
Year
2016