The last metro

The last metro

DVD - 2009 | French
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Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement.
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2009
Branch Call Number: DVD L pt.1-2 WORLD (FRENCH)
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Alternative Title: Dernier métro
ISBN: 9781604651201


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Dec 14, 2013

If you ever thought Truffaut had a reputation worth considering, it will be dashed after watching this stinker. After watching 90 minutes of unbearable conversations with total pseuds, one could only hope that the Nazis arrive to drag them all off to concentration camps, never to return.

Apr 04, 2013

If you are interested we talked about this movie at the Carlingwood Library Film Club. We discuss three movies a month and we meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month.


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