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Mister Klein

Monsieur Klein

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Double Feature with Retribution

Joseph Losey

1975
France / Italy
2h02
Fiction
Col.
French without subtitles

Paris, 1942. Robert Klein is a successful art dealer, profiteering from the French government’s treatment of its Jewish citizens. To escape deportation to Germany, Jews are forced to sell their treasures to unscrupulous people like Klein. Then, one day, Klein receives a Jewish pamphlet addressed to him. He decides to look into this and discovers that there is another Mr Klein who has set out to confuse their identities to cover his own anti-Nazi activities. Klein is determined to discover what his namesake is up to, to the point of assuming his identity. In doing so, he risks being arrested in place of the Jew he is pursuing…

Cast
Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Suzanne Flon, Michael Lonsdale
Screenplay
Franco Solinas, Fernando Morandi
Photography
Gerry Fisher
Sound
Jean Labussière
Music
Egisto Macchi, Gustav Mahler
Art direction
Pierre Duquesne, Olivier Girard
Editing
Henri Lanoë
Production
Lira Films, Adel Productions, Mondial Televisione-Film, Nova Films

Restored version.
Premiere. Theatrical release November 26th 
Les Acacias 

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