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Lacombe, Lucien ()

Lacombe Lucien (original title)
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In 1944, an 18-year old boy from small-town France, collaborates with the Nazi-regime and subsequently falls in love with a Jewish girl.

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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations.
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Lucien Lacombe
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France Horn
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Albert Horn
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Bella Horn
Stéphane Bouy ...
Jean-Bernard
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Betty Beaulieu
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Faure
Pierre Decazes ...
Aubert
Jean Rougerie ...
Tonin
Cécile Ricard ...
Marie
Jacqueline Staup ...
Lucienne Chauvelot
Ave Ninchi ...
Mme. Georges
Pierre Saintons ...
Hippolyte
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mére de Lucien
Jacques Rispal ...
M. Laborit
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Peyssac
Franz Rudnick
Jean-Louis Blum
Claude Marcan
Jean Maurat
Gabriel Cabessut
Mimi Juskiewenski
Albert Tillet
René Thauran
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mimi Juskienwenski
Jean Mourat
Roger Riffard
Walter Seldmayer
René Thouron
Philippe Henriot ...
Himself (uncredited) (archiveSound) (voice)

Directed by

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Louis Malle

Written by

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Louis Malle ... ()
 
Patrick Modiano ... ()

Produced by

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Louis Malle ... producer
Claude Nedjar ... producer

Cinematography by

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Tonino Delli Colli

Film Editing by

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Suzanne Baron

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Reine Wekstein ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Catherine Vernoux

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Ghislain Uhry

Set Decoration by

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Henri Vergnes

Costume Design by

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Corinne Jorry

Makeup Department

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Thi-Loan Nguyen ... makeup artist (as Nguyen Thi Loan)
Janou Pottier ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Paul Maigret ... production manager
Jean-Pierre Pessoz ... unit manager trainee
Roland Thénot ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jean-Pierre Dion ... assistant director
Marc Grunebaum ... assistant director

Sound Department

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Nara Kollery ... sound mixer
Jean-Claude Laureux ... sound engineer
Michel Vionnet ... boom operator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Daniel Barrau ... assistant camera
François Catonné ... assistant camera
Louis Gasperina ... chief electrician
André Thiéry ... key grip
Patrice Wyers ... camera operator
Pierre Zucca ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jeanine Fauvel ... wardrobe
Geneviève Tonnelier ... wardrobe

Music Department

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Stéphane Grappelli ... musician

Other crew

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Sylvette Baudrot ... script supervisor
Simone Clément ... production secretary
Christian Ferry ... development

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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. Written by Vincent Merlaud

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Also Known As
  • Cognome e nome: Lacombe Lucien (Italy)
  • Lacombe, Lucien (United States)
  • Lacombe, Lucien (World-wide, English title)
  • Лакомб Люсьен (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Люсиен Лакомб (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 138 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia 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 »
Movie Connections Featured in The 100 Greatest War Films (2005). See more »
Soundtracks Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor 'Quasi una fantasia', Op. 27, No. 2, (aka Moonlight Sonata) See more »
Quotes Albert Horn, the tailor: [to Lucien] It's very strange. Somehow I can't bring myself to completely despise you.
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