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Cinema/Chicago member screening:SARAH'S KEY, 7/12, 7:30pm with director in attendance!

Cinema/Chicago and The Weinstein Company will be hosting a members-only screening of SARAH'S KEY, on Tuesday, July 12, at 7:30pm at AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois.

Director Gilles Paquet-Brenner will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A!

Cinema/Chicago members can RSVP with their name and membership # to:

PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY (recommend 30-45 minutes before start time) as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity. Admission is not guaranteed. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house.

To view the film's trailer, please click here.

Film Synopsis

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door-to-door arresting Jewish families in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect her younger brother, Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard, "their secret hiding place" and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released. Sixty seven years later: Sarah’s story intertwines with that of Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas), an American journalist investigating the roundup. In her research, Julia stumbles onto a trail of secrets that link her to Sarah, and to questions about her own romantic future. Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, Sarah's Key, by Tatinana de Rosnay.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Melusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup
MPAA rating: PG-13
Run Time: 111 minutes

Sarah's Key will open in Chicago on Friday, July 29th.

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