Skip Navigation

Mr. Klien

The story of an art dealer, Robert Klein, a French Catholic in 1942 Vichy France who takes advantage of desperate Jews fleeing the country by purchasing their art masterpieces for a fraction of their worth. The twist? The Nazis arrest him when he is mistaken for a Jewish leader, another Robert Klein, using his identity to cover for his own anti-Nazi resistance activities. The first Klein becomes obsessed with the search for the second. Eventually his search becomes a trap and into it he falls. French dubbed in English. Fiction. For mature audiences. (HS+). Color. (124 min.)


Requesting Materials:

Cohen Center materials are available for school libraries to borrow for classroom use. If your school would like to borrow any of these materials, please contact Mason Library Interlibrary Loan at to register for a Lending Web account.

Contact the Cohen Center

Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Keene State College

229 Main Street

Keene, NH 03435-3201
☎ 603-358-2490