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A Self-Made Hero

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Original title
Un héros très discret
Running time
105 min.
France France
Alain Le Henry, Jacques Audiard (Novel: Jean-François Deniau)
Alexandre Desplat
Jean-Marc Fabre
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Alicéléo / Cofimage 7 / Lumière / Studio Images 2
Drama. Comedy | II World War. Nazism. Satire. Comedy-Drama
Synopsis / Plot
Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator. He leaves his wife and goes to Paris. Gradually he inveigles himself with the resistance movement. They trust him and he helps them trace collaborators.
1996: César Awards: 6 Nominations, including Best Director and Screenplay
1996: Cannes Film Festival: Best Screenplay
1996: Seminci - Valladolid Film Festival: Silver Award
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