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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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Eric Boucher ...
Serge
Jean-Roger Milo ...
Maurice
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Paul Lardanchet
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Lt. Schlondorff
Alain Maratrat ...
Lassagne
Pascal Greggory ...
Hardy
Jean-Louis Richard ...
M. Henry
Franck de la Personne ...
Aubry
Hans Wyprächtiger ...
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Alain Sachs ...
Claude B.
Bernard Verley ...
Charles-Henri
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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  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,644 (USA) (19 September 1999)

Gross:

$458,557 (USA) (12 December 1999)
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This film's opening prologue states: "Although this film is based on real events some aspects of the characters and chronology have been altered for the sake of the story." See more »

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A good effort but too esoteric for the public at large
6 January 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Lucie Aubrac" tells a slightly tweaked version of the true story of one woman's heroic struggle as a member of the underground Resistance in WWII occupied France. Though artistically and technically excellent, many will find this story only marginally interesting as it lacks the usual suspense, action, and other excesses which the public, especially the young theater-going audiences, expect of such films. Nonetheless, just watching two fine French actors (Bouquet & Auteuil) at work telling a story not oft told in film will be sufficient for many, especially those into Europics who don't mind subtitles.


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