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Film Screening: “The Way to Happiness” - Henri Rosenblatt

Sunday, November 27, 2022 3 Kislev 5783

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Henri Roanne Rosenblatt, former film critic and documentary filmmaker, Henri was put on a Kindertransport from Vienna to Brussels at the age of 6, several months after the Kristallnacht. After staying with a foster family, Henri lived in hiding from 1942-1944. This experience inspired his novel "Le cinema de Saul Birnbaul", which became the basis for the fil adaptation "Le Chemin du Bonheur" (The Way to Happiness), directed by Nicolas Steil.

Join Henri Rosenblatt (cousin of congregants Bob & Wendy Rosenblatt, Matt & Randi Rosenblatt, and Bryan & Jackie Blanken) for a  discussion following the screening of the film.

Synopsis: As a child Saül escaped the Holocaust by being sent from Vienna to Brussels by a Kindertransport. In 1986, he is on the road to resilience and owner of a Delicatessen dedicated to the 7th Art. With his protégé Joakin, a young Chilean director, they decide to write down the story of Saül's childhood and make a film out of it. But love comes knocking on his door and confronts him with his past as a hidden child … Link to Trailer:

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