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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 ...
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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  »

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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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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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great movie
16 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

I love french movies what can I say. This one is really good as well. Interesting story I'd never really thought about. I was worried it would be old and bad you know like many period films are but this one is pretty well done. The acting is up to scratch and especially moments when the captives are in the prison and they really are feeling the pain and torture and still managing to resist the urge to stop it. Very few weaknesses as well. Lucie is really beautiful as well a pleasure to watch. Very desparate film which is well resolved. Overall worth a watch. I gave it 8.


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