|Paradise (2017) – Trailer
Olga (Julia Vysotskaya) is a beautiful RussianÂ countess and member of the French Resistance; Jules (Philippe Duquesne) is a French-Nazi collaborator who is assigned to investigate her case; and Helmut (Christian Clauss) is aÂ handsome, high-ranking, yet naÃ¯ve German SS officer who once fell madly in love with Olga and meets her again when she is shipped to a concentration camp. While they recount their stories, the filmÂ drifts between the bloodyÂ end of World War II and theÂ gilded, halcyonÂ days when their destinies first crossed.Â Victim, bystander, or monster â€“ director Andrei Konchalovsky collapses these identities, offering a newÂ perspective onÂ the Holocaust. Shot in stunning black and white, the filmÂ depicts theÂ morally complexÂ choices that one must make during dark times in search of PARADISEâ€”a look at the past and its lessons for the present.
Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky
Starring: Julia Vysotskaya, Philippe Duquesne, Christian Clauss