Lucie Aubrac (1997) Online
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.
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Carole Bouquet||-||Lucie Aubrac|
|Jean Martin||-||Paul Lardanchet|
|Andrzej Seweryn||-||Lt. Schlondorff|
|Jean-Louis Richard||-||M. Henry|
|Franck de la Personne||-||Aubry|
|Hans Wyprächtiger||-||German colonel|
|Alain Sachs||-||Claude B.|
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."
This movie's closing afterword is by Lucie Aubrac herself in a written letter. It states: "I agreed to lend my name to this film because of Claude Berri's contribution to the Resistance Foundation." Lucie Aubrac
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".
Carole Bouquet replaced Juliette Binoche two weeks into production.