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concernin questions arty
What does occupation feel like? How does it change a culture? What does it pull out of people?
Mr. Klein is a film that grapples with Nazi-occupied France, yet takes place largely indoors. We spend time in apartments, in mansions, and in offices. We get to know the world solely through Mr. Klein’s eyes.
When we finally see the outside world, we get an immediate sense that something has gone wrong. We see men, dressed in uniform, stalk the streets…