Is French Film In Denial?

French filmmakers seem to have an obsession with the French Resistance which is all out of proportion to the effect the movement actually had against the invading Germans during World War II. Worse yet, France’s film industry seems decidedly unwilling to confront the ugly truth about the country’s collaboration with the Nazis. It’s not that movies portraying the truth of the situation don’t get made – they simply don’t get screened with much frequency.