Marceline Loridan-Ivens

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Directed a live-action film

Marceline Loridan-Ivens, born Marceline Rosenberg in March 1928 in Épinal, is a French filmmaker. She was born to Jewish parents who emigrated to France in 1919. At the beginning of World War II, her family settled in Vaucluse where it was active in the Resistance. She was captured by the Gestapo with her father and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau in March 1944, and then to Bergen-Belsen and the concentration camp of Theresienstadt, where she regained her freedom at the camp's liberation in May 1945.
She met and married documentary filmmaker Joris Ivens,and co-directed some of his films. In 2003, Marceline directed a live-action film: La petite prairie aux bouleaux, inspired by the time she spent in the camps.

 

Marceline Loridan-Ivens