Victor Martin’s Mission
A film by Didier Roten
Victor Martin’s Mission is a unique story. Victor Martin, an unknown hero, is sent in October 42 by the Belgian resistance to find out the destination of deportation trains leaving Belgium. His journey led him to the doors of Auschwitz. The film relates his exceptional humanitarian spy mission in the form of an historical road-movie with original drawings by Bernard Hislaire, unreleased archive material,and interviews.
|Production directors||Caroline Helburg
52 minutes – Beta Digital – Stereo – Colour
|A coproduction of La Huit Production – Les Films de la Mémoire – TV 10 Angers – RTBF Charleroi
With the support:
Developed with the support of the MEDIA program of the European Union. Distributed with the support of the MEDIA program of the European Union.
Grand Prize for Historial Research : XXVth International Festival of the Art and Pedagogic Film, UNESCO House, Paris – december 2001