Return of the Hero (Le retour du héros)
- France / Belgium
- 1h 30min
- Directed by: Laurent Tirard
- Cast: Jean Dujardin, Mélanie Laurent, Noémie Merlant
- Language: French
- UK release: 7 December 2018
In 1809, smooth-talking Captain Neuville (Dujardin) is called to the front, and Elisabeth (Laurent), sister of his heartbroken fiancée, fakes letters from him to her in which she eventually ‘kills’ him—but then he shows up. Engaging and likeable farce, with Dujardin turning up the charm and generating sparky chemistry with Laurent.
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Return of the Hero3 Dec 2018
Funny and likeable French farce featuring winning work from Jean Dujardin and Mélanie Laurent
Mélanie Laurent and Jean Dujardin star as a pair of warring con artists in this French period romcom from the writer-director of Le Petit Nicolas, Laurent Tirard. Full to the brim with Gallic charm, it's an engaging and likeable farce that has…
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