Sarah's Key Movie

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Who's Involved:

Niels Arestrup, Kristin Scott Thomas, Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Release Date:

Friday, July 22, 2011 (New York / Los Angeles)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 51 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Sarah's Key is the story of an American journalist living in Paris, Julia Jarmond (Kristen Scott Thomas), whose research for an article about the Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942 in France ends up turning her own world upside down. In July 1942, Sarah, a ten-year old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door-to-door in the middle of the night arresting Jewish families. Desperate to protect her younger brother, Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard – their secret hiding place – and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released. Nearly seventy years later, Julia stumbles on the terrible secret that the home Sarah's family was forced to leave is about to become her own. As Julia's life becomes entwined with Sarah's heart-breaking story she must tackle the complex issue of how to live with the past and keep moving forward.

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A look at the Sarah's Key behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Gilles Paquet-Brenner last directed Crooked House and Dark Places. The film's writer Gilles Paquet-Brenner last wrote Dark Places and Walled In.

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Production: What we know about Sarah's Key

Key Facts

  1. Based on Tatiana de Rosnay's New York Times best seller.

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

Sarah's Key Release Date: When was it released?

Sarah's Key was released in 2011 on Friday, July 22, 2011 (in 5 theaters . There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Captain America: The First Avenger, Friends with Benefits and Another Earth.


When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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