Mélanie Laurent talks parallels of Nazi film and present day

Ben Kingsley, Oscar Isaac and Mélanie Laurent showed their new flick about the capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann, “Operation Finale,” at Lincoln Center on Thursday.

Laurent told us, “The sadness here is that you can see the world is splitting apart in so many different places, and fascism is very present today. It’s sad to say that, but it’s a modern subject.”

Director Chris Weitz also saw many parallels with today. “Charlottesville happened while we were getting ready to shoot,” he said referring to the deadly Unite the Right rally in 2017. “It’s a scary reminder that these kinds of things haven’t gone away.”

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