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  • Persian Lessons (2020)
  • 127 min | Drama, War
Persian Lessons (2020)
127 min | Drama, War

A young Jewish man in a concentration camp has his life saved when executioners realize he owns a Persian book. Brought before a camp officer who wants to learn Farsi, Gilles agrees to teach him despite not knowing a word of the language.
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Director
Writers
Ilja Zofin (screenplay) (as Ilya Tsofin) | Wolfgang Kohlhaase (based on the story "Erfindung einer Sprache" by)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
J. McAlary (as John McAlary) | Anastasia Smekalova
Production Designers
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Release date
Jul 24, 2021 (United States)

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36 cast members
Name Known for
Lars Eidinger
Klaus Koch Klaus Koch   See fewer
Alexander Beyer
Camp Commandant Camp Commandant   See fewer
Andreas Hofer
Adjutant von Dewitz Adjutant von Dewitz   See fewer
Nico Ehrenteit
SS-Obersturmführer Eugen Krupp SS-Obersturmführer Eugen Krupp   See fewer
Giuseppe Schillaci
Marco Rossi Marco Rossi   See fewer
Antonin Chalon
Jacob Rossi Jacob Rossi   See fewer
Serge Barbagallo
France KAPO France KAPO   See fewer
Peter Beck
Nazi Doctor Nazi Doctor   See fewer
Felix von Bredow
SS-Untersturmführer Siemens SS-Untersturmführer Siemens   See fewer
Pascal Elso
French Policeman French Policeman   See fewer
Marcus Calvin
American Investigator American Investigator   See fewer
Ingo Hülsmann
SS-Sturmbannführer Farber SS-Sturmbannführer Farber   See fewer
Elena Stetsenko
Stenographer Stenographer   See fewer
Alexander Starchenko
Russian Soldier 1 Russian Soldier 1   See fewer
Alexandr Zhdanovich
Russian Soldier 2 (as Alexander Zhdanovich) Russian Soldier 2 (as Alexander Zhdanovich)   See fewer
Anton Zhukov
German Soldier Innsbruck German Soldier Innsbruck   See fewer
Svetlana Anikey
SS German Girl 1 SS German Girl 1   See fewer
Anastasia Gudei
SS German Girl 2 SS German Girl 2   See fewer
Veronika Buslaeva
SS German Girl 3 SS German Girl 3   See fewer
Elena Pobegaeva
SS German Girl 4 (as Elena Girenok) SS German Girl 4 (as Elena Girenok)   See fewer
Denis Tarasenko
Gate Soldier Gate Soldier   See fewer
Maksim Braginetz
Officer Gate Guard (as Maxim Braginets) Officer Gate Guard (as Maxim Braginets)   See fewer
Alexander Odinets
German Soldier At Shooting German Soldier At Shooting   See fewer
Andrey Karako
British Pilot British Pilot   See fewer
Aleksandr Parfenovich
One-armed Prisoner One-armed Prisoner   See fewer
Oleg Veber
German soldier German soldier   See fewer
Maximilian Anthony
American Soldier (uncredited) American Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Sofya Gershevich
Melanie (uncredited) Melanie (uncredited)   See fewer
Gareth McGregor
US Army Officer (uncredited) US Army Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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