Draft Dodgers

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Draft Dodgers
Réfractaire
Luxembourg, 2009, 97 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Switzerland
US Premiere
Topics: Drama, History
Programs: Awards Buzz: Best Foreign Language Film, John Schlesinger Award
Language: French English Sub-Titles

When the Nazis annex Luxembourg, François must make a choice: either be conscripted and fight the Allies on the Russian front, or become a draft dodger living underground. This gritty psychological drama depicts a world in which his fascist father and shackled nation are weapons in a war for his identity.

Filmmaker expected to attend:  Director Nicolas Steil


Trailer is not in English, but screening will be subtitled.

DIRECTOR: Nicolas Steil
Producer: Nicolas Steil, Gerard Ruey
Editor: Lorédana Cristelli
Screenwriter: Jean-Louis Schlesser, Nicolas Steil
Cinematographer: Denis Jutzeler
Music: Andre Mergenthaler, Michel Wintsch
Principal Cast: Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Marianne Basler, Carlo Brandt, Michel Voïta, Thierry Van Werveke, Charles Muller
Filmography: Debut Feature

Sponsors:
Consulate General of Belgium, Consulate General of Switzerland, Film Fund Luxembourg, French Embassy: LA Film & TV Office, Quebec Delegation in Los Angeles, TV5 Monde

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