A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe, whose father is a prisoner in Germany and whose mother dates her employer, works for the German police. He then meets France Horn, the daughter of a rich jewish tailor.
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The film was considered rather controversial at the time as it showed a more accurate depiction of the ratio of collaborators to resistance unlike many other French produced films that suggest there were very few collaborators due to the sense of betrayal felt. See more
I want to join the underground.
What's that got to do with me?
You're the one who decides. Joseph told me so.
You're too young. And we have enough like you. The underground isn't like poaching. It's like the army.
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Ah ! Ce qu' on s'aimait
Performed by André Claveau
Lyrics by Lucien Boyer
Music by Paul Marinier See more