The Children of Chance / Les enfants de la chance

In the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of France, taken to the hospital for a broken leg from an accident, twelve-year-old Maurice Gutman is narrowly spared from the mass roundup that will take his family from him and leave them imprisoned in a distant death camp. At the hospital, Dr. Daviel diagnoses him with tuberculosis and imposes a long treatment, perhaps a humane ruse to prevent him from being deported. Over the course of two years, while living with the hospital staff, Maurice and eight other young boarders unforgettably experience friendship, solidarity and extraordinary courage. These are the children of luck.

Original title:
Les enfants de la chance
Year:
2016
Length:
95 minutes
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Poster for The Children of Chance / Les enfants de la chance

Shown at

  1. 22nd Denver Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  2. Charlotte Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  3. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  4. Morris and Mollye Fogelman International Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  5. Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  6. Tucson International Jewish Film Festival - 2018

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