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Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires French Post-War Drama ‘To Life’ Out of Berlin

Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires French Post-War Drama 'To Life' Out of Berlin

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American distribution rights to Jean-Jaqcues Zilbermann’s “To Life.”

Inspired by Zilbermann’s own mother’s friendships formed in the camps, “To Life” tells the story of three young Jewish women who survived the Holocaust together and have since gone their separate ways. An ad in a Yiddish newspaper reunites them for the first time 15 years later, and the film follows them through several warm (and cathartic) summer days in Berck Plage.

“To Life” stars Julie Depardieu, Suzanne Clément and Johanna ter Steege.
Of the acquisition, Breaking Glass CEO Rich Wolff said in a statement, “After screening ‘To Life’ this had to be our first acquisition at Berlin and we will ensure the film will be well represented in North America. With one third of the world in conflict we need to remember the past to preserve the future.” Breaking Glass co-president Richard Ross added, “Audiences will be deeply moved by the extremely complex, and often heartbreaking, relationships between these three women, who prove that the human spirit is indeed both remarkable and indomitable.”
“To Life” is tentatively scheduled for release in September 2015.

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