French Cinema

L’ image et le mot…

Lacombe Lucien, 1974 – Trailer

 

“Plot Synopsis by Tana HobartWith a superb music score by Django Reinhardt, this is a Louis Malle film about the German occupation of France. Based on his own experiences in France during the occupation, Malle’s film does not paint a pretty picture of the French Resistance and eventually he emigrated to America because of the critical reaction to this film. Essentially the tale of a young boy who wants to join the Resistance but is shunned by them because of his youth, he joins the Gestapo. Unfortunately, he then falls in love with a young Jewish girl. Push comes to shove and he suddenly has the unsympathetic Resistance and the Gestapo hot on his trail. Not a pretty picture of either side”.

 

 

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January 29, 2008 Posted by | L'Occupation au Cinéma, Les Années '70 | , , , , | Leave a comment