In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle. One week later, Julien decided to meet then for the week end, but the Germans are already occupying the village.
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According to Robert Enrico in his biography, on the set of Le Vieux Fusil, Romy Schneider could not bear Philippe Noiret anymore. She found him rude. See more
Close to the end, when Julien burned the whole room together with the SS Officer, a crew member with fire extinguisher can be seen on the right side of the scene. See more
West German theatrical version was changed to show German soldiers in a less inhuman way. Some scenes were deleted, others were substituted. The East German version was unchanged. See more
Referenced in Man Bites Dog
Le Vieux Fusil 1944
Written and Performed by François de Roubaix
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