Fanny’s Journey (Le Voyage de Fanny)

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The 17th Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival

Directed by Lola Doillon 94 mins | France / Belgium | 2016 | Fiction / Period Drama / Holocaust / Children | French with English subtitles


A group of Jewish youngsters flee Nazi-occupied France in this fact-inspired WWII drama.

1943 in German occupied France, 13 year old Fanny and her sisters are sent away by their parents to a foster home for Jewish children In Italy.

When the Nazis arrive, their hosts try desperately to send the children to safety across the border Switzerland. But Fanny and her sisters are left to fend for themselves, and in order to survive they attempt to achieve the impossible.

Fanny’s Journey is an incredible true story of bravery, strength and survival

REVIEWS:

“… A group of young actors very well cast and directed.” ~ Le Monde

“… A handsome and compelling period piece.” ~ Variety

“… The perfect feel-good movie.” ~ Elle magazine

 

 

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Event Details

Sun 20 Nov 2016
1:00 PM - 2:35 PM
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty
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$90 General Admission; $80 Students / Seniors
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