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Horrifying Past, Muddled Present

Movies: ‘Sarah’s Key’
Sarah, played by Mélusine Mayance in “Sarah’s Key.”

This is two films, “Sarah’s Key.” One is about French collaboration with the Nazis during the Holocaust, the other is a tale of trans-Atlantic yuppie angst.

Julia (Kristin Scott Thomas) is a magazine writer with a hell of a story to tell — how Parisian Jews were rounded up by the French authorities in the summer of 1942, herded into a sports arena, then into camps, and finally shipped east.

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