Adieu Monsieur Haffmann

Farewell Mr.Haffmann

Original name: Adieu Monsieur Haffmann
English name: Farewell Mr.Haffmann
Year: 2022
Run time: 118 Minutes
Language: French, German
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: France, Belgium
Director: Fred Cavayé
Producers: Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi
Cast: Gilles Lellouche, Sara Giraudeau, Daniel Auteuil, Mathilde Bisson, Nikolai Kinski, Anne Coesens
Screenplay: Sarah Kaminsky, Fred Cavayé
Cinematographer: Denis Rouden
Editor: Mikaël Dumontier
Sound Designer: Marc Doisn, Pierre André
Music Composer: Christophe Julien
Production Company: Vendôme Films
World Sales: The Festival Agency


  • San Fransico Jewish FF
  • Haifa IFF
  • Toronto Jewish FF

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2018 Nothing to Hide
  • 2016 Penny Pincher
  • 2014 Mea Culpa
  • 2010 Point Blank
  • 2008 Anything for Her

Director's Biography:

Fred Cavayé

French photographer and director Fred Cavayé comes to the world of film from fashion photography. He first started experimenting with motion pictures in 1999 with the short film J which was both a critical and commercial hit. He moved into features with 2008's Anything For Her which was a critical and commercial success with multiple César awards nominations. He moved on to direct multiple films across different genres – like an action thriller in form of Point Blank, which established him as a successful director in France, who often bring some exciting cinema experience to the audiences.


Patis, 1941. François Mercier is an ordinary man whose only goal is to start a family with Blanche, the woman he loves. François works for Mr. Haffmann, a talented Jewish jeweler. Under the German occupation, the employer and employee are forced to strike a deal which, over the following months, will upend the fate of all concerned.