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Farewell Mr. Haffmann Adieu Monsieur Haffmann

Screening Information

Film Details

Countries France, Belgium
Year 2021
Running Time 116 MIN
Languages French
Subtitles English
Director Fred Cavayé

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Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

In honour of Holocaust Education Week 2022, TJFF is proud to partner with the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre to screen this riveting cinematic adaption of Jean-Philippe Daguerre’s Molière Award-winning play, legendary French actor Daniel Auteuil (Caché) stars as Joseph Haffmann, a Jewish jeweller who owns a small shop in Paris 1941. When the Germans occupy the city, he plans to escape with his family, while signing over his store and home to his employee François Mercier (Gilles Lellouche) and his wife Blanche (Sara Giraudeau). However, Joseph is unable to escape the city in time, and is now at the mercy of his employee’s protection, resulting in a tense thriller with several unpredictable twists.

Presented in partnership with:

Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre

Presentation Details

In-Person Screening November 6th at 4:30PM
Leah Posluns Theatre, Prosserman JCC, 4588 Bathurst Street
Tickets $18
Reviews “Gripping from start to finish. Historical drama in the form of an intimate thriller, full of nuances carried by three excellent actors” — Le Figaro