Jesse Eisenberg stars as the legendary mime Marcel Marceau in a story inspired by true events set during the Second World War. As France succumbs to the Nazi Occupation, Marcel and his family live in fear of the Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie, who is on a personal mission to crush the fledgling Resistance. With the war closing in, Marcel puts aside his dreams of the spotlight for a life in the shadows. With a talent for forgery and a quirky sense of humor, Marcel plays a vital role in many dangerous missions, transporting children through the Alps to the safety of Switzerland. From the brother he fought alongside to the children he saved, Marcel’s spirit and determination touched the lives of thousands.
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