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Los Angeles, CA (April 16, 2014) - monterey media announces the April 22nd Digital Download, DVD and VOD release of the dark comedy A Farewell to Fools. Oscar nominees Gérard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel star in this simply charming WWII story.

"Hilarious... an enjoyable story that ultimately triumphs as sweet little comedy"
- Paste Magazine

"It's a human comedy that throws a light on the fault lines of power, and illustrates the fine line between morality and self-righteousness... a sort of lightly affected, darkly comedic parable... It connects because it's all connected to a series of well-sketched characters."

About "A Farewell to Fools"
Once upon a time, during WWII, somewhere in Nazi occupied Romania, a night of comic misadventures ensues when a boy discovers a dead soldier. The German authorities demand that the perpetrator must be identified or the town leaders will be shot the following morning. In their desperation, led by Father Johanis (Harvey Keitel), their salvation seems to lie in convincing the town "fool", Ipu (Gérard Depardieu), to agree to confess, and save them all with his sacrifice. The comedy and darker sides of human nature race toward the deadline where one cannot help but wonder who, in fact, is the actual "fool"?

"A Farewell to Fools" Specifications:
Pre-Order: 3/25/2014
Street Date: 4/22/2014
Running time: 85 minutes
Rating: PG-13
Language: English, Closed Captioned

Bonus Features:
German Track

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