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Lucie Aubrac (1997)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama, War  |  26 February 1997 (France)
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A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband, and the ... See full summary »

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Jean-Roger Milo ...
Maurice
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Barbie
Jean Martin ...
Paul Lardanchet
Andrzej Seweryn ...
Lt. Schlondorff
Alain Maratrat ...
Lassagne
Pascal Greggory ...
Hardy
Jean-Louis Richard ...
M. Henry
Franck de la Personne ...
Aubry
Hans Wyprächtiger ...
German colonel
Alain Sachs ...
Claude B.
Bernard Verley ...
Charles-Henri
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A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband, and the lengths she goes to to rescue her husband from prison on more than one occasion. Based on a true story Lucie Aubrac works as both history lesson and love story. Written by <alanj@pcug.co.uk>

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Biography | Drama | War

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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26 February 1997 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Amor en temps de guerra  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,644 (USA) (17 September 1999)

Gross:

$458,557 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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This movie's closing afterword is by Lucie Aubrac herself in a written letter. It states: "I agreed to lend my name to this film because of Claude Berri's contribution to the Resistance Foundation." Lucie Aubrac See more »

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Was average, could have been great!
26 March 2003 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Claude Berri began filming this movie in 1996 with Daniel Auteuil

and Juliette Binoche. Berri and the headstrong Binoche came to

(creative) blows over script changes. He wanted to make it more of

a love story, she wanted it to remain more factual and so in a move

unheard of in French cinema he fired his leading actress, who

also happened to be the biggest French star in the world. A few

monthe later she won an Oscar for The English Patient and berri

recast his movie with Carole Bouquet in the lead.

Bouquet is a talented actress, but not in the same league as the

extremely gifted Binoche. Auteuil as usual gives a fine

performance, but the whole excersise seems leaden down by

romanticism.

Binoche and Auteuil went on to star together in Leconte's

altogether better La Veuve de Saint-Pierre


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