Farewell, Monsieur Hoffmann, a movie based on the play of the same name by Jean-Philippe Daguerre , which tells the life story of Mr. Hoffmann, a Jew during World War II. Starring a powerful cast including Daniel Auteuil, Gilles Lelouche, Sarah Giodo and Nicolai Kinski, it is directed by Fred Cavalier.
The story takes place in Paris during World War II, when Nazi Germany occupied the city . Facing imminent danger, Mr. Hoffman decided to entrust his jewelry store to his loyal subordinate Messier and hide in the basement. He hopes to return to the jewelry store and reunite with his family after the war is over.
However, Messier's selfish desires gradually expanded, and he began to put Hoffman Master's jewelry as his own wealth. When Mr. Hoffman shows up unexpectedly at the jewelry store, the fates of the three are intertwined. In this period shrouded in war, jewelry has become a symbol of desire and survival, and the entanglement of good, evil and morality in human nature has also been demonstrated in this story.
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