Le Premier du nom


1h 57m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Moise Blin was an 18th century Alsatian Jewish peddler. In 1987, two enthusiasts of genealogy bring together as many descendants of Moise Blin as they can. The gathering reveals the chronicles of one family, from before the French Revolution to the present day: an exemplary history of one group of E

Film Details

Also Known As
First of the Name, Premier du nom
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Cnc; Eurimages; Les Productions Jmh; Ognon Pictures; StudioCanal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Synopsis

Moise Blin was an 18th century Alsatian Jewish peddler. In 1987, two enthusiasts of genealogy bring together as many descendants of Moise Blin as they can. The gathering reveals the chronicles of one family, from before the French Revolution to the present day: an exemplary history of one group of European Jews, from persecution to assimiliation.

Film Details

Also Known As
First of the Name, Premier du nom
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Cnc; Eurimages; Les Productions Jmh; Ognon Pictures; StudioCanal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

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Released in United States 2000

Released in United States May 2000

Shown at Cannes International Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 10-21, 2000.

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States May 2000 (Shown at Cannes International Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 10-21, 2000.)