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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 »

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Lassagne
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Hans Wyprächtiger ...
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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  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$19,644, 19 September 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$458,557, 12 December 1999
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Lucie Aubrac published her memoirs 'Ils partiront dans l'ivresse' (literally: "They will leave with elation") in 1984, the English language version being called "Outwitting the Gestapo". See more »

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Excellent
1 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film is an excellent tribute to the bravery of the men and women of the French Resistance during the Second World War. The film revolves around Lucie and her attempts to rescue her husband, after he is arrested by the Gestapo at a Resistance meeting. This film is indeed a testimony to Lucie and Raymond's relationship, but in my mind, the film serves equally as an insight into France during the occupation and the political state at the time. An excellent film. - Jonno


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