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Lucie Aubrac (1997)

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 »

Director:

Claude Berri

Writers:

Lucie Aubrac (book), Claude Berri
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carole Bouquet ... Lucie Aubrac
Daniel Auteuil ... Raymond
Patrice Chéreau ... Max
Eric Boucher Eric Boucher ... Serge
Jean-Roger Milo Jean-Roger Milo ... Maurice
Heino Ferch ... Barbie
Jean Martin ... Paul Lardanchet
Andrzej Seweryn ... Lt. Schlondorff
Alain Maratrat Alain Maratrat ... Lassagne
Pascal Greggory Pascal Greggory ... Hardy
Jean-Louis Richard Jean-Louis Richard ... M. Henry
Franck de la Personne Franck de la Personne ... Aubry
Hans Wyprächtiger Hans Wyprächtiger ... German colonel
Alain Sachs Alain Sachs ... Claude B.
Bernard Verley ... Charles-Henri
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Biography | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 February 1997 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Amor en temps de guerra See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,644, 19 September 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$458,557, 12 December 1999
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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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A Beautiful Romance in the Second World War
31 August 2003 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Lucy Aubrac (Carole Bouquet) is a woman in love with her husband Raymond (Daniel Auteuil). He is an important member of the French resistance and arrested with his friends in a meeting after being betrayed. Lucy will try to rescue him from the Gestapo prison using all the possible ways. A beautiful romance in the Second World War, based on a true story. A correct direction and good performances of the cast make this movie a worthwhile entertainment. My vote is seven.


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