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In 1942, the young Jewish girl Misha, her Russian mother Gerusha and her German father Reuven hide from the Germans in a small house in Ardennes, Belgium. Misha is very connected to her mother that advises her that if one day a person comes to her saying "love of my life", she would follow him or her without any question. When her parents are captured by the Nazis, Misha is delivered to a German family and the abusive matriarch gives a bad treatment to the girl. However, she finds support in the family of Ernest and his deranged wife Marthe that supplies groceries to foster family. Misha loves Ernest's dogs and the old man gives a compass to her and tells that her parents have been sent to East to forced labor. When the old couple is denounced for sheltering the girl and arrested by the Germans, Misha flees through the woods heading east. Along her journey seeking out her parents...

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  1. Véra Belmont

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Misha Defonseca


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  1. Mathilde Goffart

    Mathilde Goffart


  2. Yaël Abecassis

    Yaël Abecassis


  3. Guy Bedos

    Guy Bedos


  4. Michèle Bernier

    Michèle Bernier


  5. Benno Fürmann

    Benno Fürmann


  6. AP

    Anne-Marie Philipe

    Madame Valle

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Original Title Survivre avec les loups

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 58m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage http://www.bacfilms.com/site/survivre/

Release Information

  • November 21, 2007



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