The Statement

The Statement (2003)

At the end of World War II, many of those involved in war crimes were prosecuted. Some got away. Until now.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2003-12-12
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 45 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: BBC Films
  • Production Country: France, United Kingdom, Canada
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The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south which became known as Vichy France. In reality the Vichy government was a puppet regime controlled by the Germans. Part of the agreement was that the Vichy Government would assist with the 'cleansing' of Jews from France. The Vichy government formed a police force called the Milice, who worked with the Germans...

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    Editing Stephen E. Rivkin Editor
    Art Françoise Benoît-Fresco Set Decoration
    Production Nathalie Chéron Casting
    Writing Ronald Harwood Writer
    Directing Norman Jewison Director
    Production Norman Jewison Producer
    Art Jean Rabasse Production Design
    Production Robyn Slovo Producer
    Production Nina Gold Casting
    Sound Normand Corbeil Music
    Production Robert Lantos Producer
    Production Robin D. Cook Casting
    Writing Brian Moore Novel
    Editing Andrew S. Eisen Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Carine Sarfati Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Trefor Proud Makeup Department Head
    Art Arnaud Le Roch Assistant Art Director
    Directing Dominique Piat Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Nuala Conway Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Nuala Conway Hairstylist
    Camera Kevin Jewison Director of Photography
    Directing Emilie Barbault Script Supervisor
    Production Sylvia Desrochers Publicist
    Crew Jackie Page Unit Publicist