Resistance: 1942

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  • NR
  • 2022
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • 5.3  (561)

Resistance: 1942 is a war drama film set during the Nazi occupation of France in 1942. The movie tells the story of Marcel Marceau, a member of the French Resistance who later became a famous mime artist. The movie begins with the German invasion of France in 1940, which led to the Nazi occupation of the country. Marcel Marceau (Jesse Eisenberg), a young Jewish actor, is living in Strasbourg with his family. As the Nazis begin to implement their policies against the Jews, Marcel and his family are forced to flee to Limoges, in the south of France.

In Limoges, Marcel joins the French Resistance, led by his cousin Georges Loinger (Cary Elwes). Along with other members of the Resistance, Marcel helps smuggle Jewish children across the border into Switzerland to save them from certain death.

The group encounters many obstacles along the way, including German soldiers and sympathizers, but they continue to fight for their cause. Marcel discovers that his talent for mimicry can be used to help the children stay calm during dangerous situations.

As the war intensifies, Marcel and his group face increasing danger and pressure. The group devises a plan to sneak the children out of France in a train disguised as a Red Cross mission. Marcel must put his miming skills to the test to deceive the German soldiers and save the children's lives.

Along the way, Marcel meets Emma (Clémence Poésy), a woman who also works for the Resistance. Marcel and Emma develop a romantic relationship, but their loyalty to the cause and the danger surrounding them put a strain on their relationship.

Resistance: 1942 is a powerful and emotional film, highlighting the bravery and heroism of those who fought against Nazi oppression. The film is a tribute to the courage of those who risked everything to save lives during one of the darkest times in human history.

The performances of the cast are exceptional, with Jesse Eisenberg delivering a moving portrayal of Marcel Marceau. Cary Elwes and Judd Hirsch also give strong performances as Georges Loinger and Gen. Patton, respectively.

The film is well-directed by Jonathan Jakubowicz, who effectively captures the intense emotions and action of the Resistance fighters. The cinematography is stunning, with beautiful shots of the French countryside contrasting with the grim realities of war.

Overall, Resistance: 1942 is a must-watch for anyone interested in history, war movies, or powerful human stories. The film is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the bravery of those who fought against tyranny and oppression.

Resistance: 1942 is a 2022 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

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    5.3  (561)