The Children of 209 Saint-Maur Street


"Les enfants du 209, rue Saint-Maur, Paris Xe"

Ruth Zylberman

After selecting a building at random in a Jewish neighborhood in Paris, French director Ruth Zylberman meticulously reconstructed its community of inhabitants during the German occupation. What results is the spellbinding 209 RUE SAINT-MAUR, an experimental historiography that tells the emotional story of lives uprooted and destroyed under the Nazis.

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