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7.9
/10
363 Ratings

Mr. Klein

Monsieur Klein

Directed by Joseph Losey
Italy, France, 1976
Crime, Drama, Mystery

Synopsis

Played with manicured indifference by Delon, Klein is a dispassionate art dealer profiting from the desperation of Jews fleeing occupied France in the early forties. When he learns that the Nazi authorities suspect him of being a Jew, he seeks out the identity of a shadowy double, another Mr. Klein.

Mr. Klein Directed by Joseph Losey

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1976

2019 | Cannes Classics

César Awards

1977 | 3 wins including: Best Film

1977 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor

Critics reviews

The incremental evolution of Klein’s personality, from cavalier to panicked, and the wavering oscillation between his apprehension and his inquisitiveness, is realized with suitably gradual, subtle precision by Losey.
September 05, 2019
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