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The Seventh Room

The Seventh Room

A Feature film by Marta Meszaros

Release in France : 25/12/1996


    This movie is based on the life of Saint Edith Stein. She was a German nun of Jewish descent who had converted to Catholicism. Much of her early life was spent as an outspoken academic. There, according to the movie, she feuded with Joseph Heller, a fellow professor with right wing beliefs. In 1933, after Jews were no longer allowed to teach, she became a nun in the Spartan-like Carmelite order. But when World War II heated up, Heller, who had become an important Nazi official, took his revenge. He had her deported to Auschwitz.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (3)

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    French distribution :

    Action Gitanes

    Foreign production companies :

    Tor Film Production, Budapest Filmstudio, Morgan Film

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    Full credits (5)

    Screenwriters :

    Roberta Mazzoni, Marta Meszaros

    Director of Photography :

    Piotr Sobocinski

    Production Designer :

    Halina Dobrowolska

    Foreign Producer :

    Francesco Pamphili

    Editor :

    Ugo de Rossi

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Drama, Literary adaptation

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy, Poland, Hungary

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    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

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