Julien is a shy, bookish railway worker trying to live a quiet and inconspicuous life under the eyes of his German and collaborationist supervisors. One night he answers the whispered plea of a young Jewish woman confined in one of the transport wagons. She slips a message to him through a crack in the floor and thus sets in motion a chain of events that forces him to ask and answer the question of just how many moral compromises a man should make when faced with injustice.
In French with English subtitles.
Part of the French Film Festival
A reception hosted by the Alliance Francaise will follow the showing. AF members Jeannine Tomasino, Claudie Newman, and Christiane Thomas will introduce the film and comment on their lives in occupied France.