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Petit Rat

Vera Wagman, Scott Whitham
Vera Wagman, Russell, Rothberg

1940: A Jewish girl's dream of becoming a ballerina is destroyed by the Nazi invasion of Paris. She vows that if she has daughters, they will become dancers. Nearly 80 years later: Fernande Horenstein and her two daughters, Deborah and Vera, confront the wounding impact of that pledge as they dance together for the very first time towards reconciliation and healing. PETIT RAT is an intimate family portrait of a dream deferred—a dream that haunts, tangles and inspires across two generations.

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