On the night of 16 July 1942, ten year old Sarah and her parents are being arrested and transported to the Velodrome d'Hiver in Paris where thousands of other jews are being send to get deported. Sarah however managed to lock her little brother in a closed just before the police entered their appartment.Sixty years later, Julia Jarmond, an American journalist in Paris, gets the assignment to write an article about this raid, a black page in the history of France. She starts digging archives and through Sarah's file discovers a well kept secret about her own in-laws.

Movie Data


Original Title Elle s'appelait Sarah

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $17,511,906.00

Homepage http://www.sarahskey.com.au/

Release Information

  • July 22, 2011
    PG-13, Theatrical



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Cast 13

  1. Kristin Scott Thomas

    Kristin Scott Thomas
    Julia Jarmond

  2. Niels Arestrup

    Niels Arestrup
    Jules Dufaure

  3. Frédéric Pierrot

    Frédéric Pierrot
    Bertrand Tezac

  4. Michel Duchaussoy

    Michel Duchaussoy
    Edouard Tezac

  5. Dominique Frot

    Dominique Frot
    Genneviève Dufaure

  6. Mélusine Mayance

    Mélusine Mayance
    Sarah Starzynski

  7. NM

    Natasha Mashkevich
    Mme Starzynski

  8. Gisèle Casadesus
  9. Aidan Quinn

    Aidan Quinn
    William Rainsferd

  10. SB

    Sarah Ber

  11. Arben Bajraktaraj

    Arben Bajraktaraj
    M. Starzynski

  12. José Fumanal

    José Fumanal
    Gendarme 2 camp

  13. Joseph Rezwin

Crew 14


  1. FD

    Françoise Dupertuis
    Production Design


  1. PR

    Pascal Ridao
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. EP

    Eric Perron
    Costume Design

  2. SC

    Sarah Cuno
    Assistant Costume Designer


  1. CD

    Corinne Devaux


  1. Gilles Paquet-Brenner


  1. HS


  1. SM
  2. GS
  3. Lina Todd

    Lina Todd


  1. MR

    Max Richter
    Original Music Composer


  1. TD
  2. SJ

    Serge Joncour

  3. Gilles Paquet-Brenner

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