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Award-winning short film Une Libération incorporates modern themes into World War II story

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In the spotlight on Wife.nieuws.nl: this week via Shorts TV do we see the short film Une Liberation. Une Liberation (2015) tells the story of the American Juliet, who joins the resistance in Paris during the Second World War. The short film written by Marion Kerr and directed by Brian Crewe has received no fewer than three nominations and nine awards.

Awards and nominations

Best Short Film & Audience Award, Best Director, Best Narrative Film, Best Dramatic Film and Best Historic Film… Those are some of the titles that Une Liberation has in his name. It seems to have become a trend to continue making films about the Second World War, but Une Liberation proves that there is good reason to do so. Filmmakers Marion Kerr and Brian Crewe manage to process modern conflicts and themes in a story from another time.

The story

Scriptwriter Marion Kerr also plays the main character in the film. Juliet is an American resistance fighter in Paris who continuously risks her life to deliver secret messages to the Allies. While the Nazis struggle to keep the city under control, Juliet encounters another spy, Jean, in the tunnels underground. The prospect of the end of the war gives them hope, but a number of Germans seem to be throwing a spanner in the works.

much praise

The film has been praised for its plot, dialogue and all facets of the production design. The cinematography by George Feucht and the acting by Kerr, Ross Marquand, Matthew Temple and Mark Jaeger have also received much praise. The actors speak English, French and German and manage to switch realistically between the languages ​​and tone of voice. Various genres are smoothly reviewed in sixteen minutes. From war and action to romance and drama.

About the makers

Kerr has worked on many television and film projects. She once started as an actress for How I Met Your Mother and The Bold And The Beautiful, but later also developed in the field of scriptwriting, production and directing. She previously collaborated with director Brian Crewe for the short film Far (2012) which has also received several awards. Crewe directs short films, commercials and co-produced the zombie cult classic Dance of the Dead from Lions Gate Movies.

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Doctor Strange actress Zara Phythian jailed for eight years for child abuse | NOW

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British actress Zara Phythian has been jailed for eight years for sexually abusing a girl. Her husband Victor Marke is sentenced to 14 years in prison. The couple were found guilty in Nottingham court last week.

Marke gets a longer prison sentence because according to the judge he was “the driving force behind the abuse”. He was sentenced to four years for abusing a girl and another ten years for abusing the second victim with Phythian, the report said. BBC

Phytian and her husband abused the girl from 2002, when she was 13. Both denied the charges, but a jury thought otherwise on Monday. The judge told Phythian that she was probably influenced by her husband “from a young age”. She was eighteen years old at the time.

The 38-year-old Phythian is best known for her role in the film Doctor Strange from 2016, in which she starred with Benedict Cumberbatch.

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EBU CEO about the results of the Eurovision Song Contest: ‘Six countries made voting agreements with each other’

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Six country juries are said to have made voting agreements among themselves in the second semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest. That says media director Jean Philip De Tender of the EBU, the organizing broadcaster, according to Het Laatste Nieuws.

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After two weeks of absence, Today Inside returns to SBS6 on Monday evening at 9:30 PM. The men disappeared from the tube when Johan Derksen decided to stop with the program. According to ‘the mustache’ there was no longer room for his way of making television, but after a good conversation with the Talpa management, he came back to this. Last week, Pim Sedee looked back on the whole riot with reporter Jordi Versteegden.

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