Return of the Hero (Le retour du héros)

Return of the Hero (Le retour du héros)
  • 2018
  • France/Belgium
  • 1h 30min
  • 12
  • 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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Performance times

Lonsdale Cinema Penrith (0.0 miles)

Middlegate, Penrith, England, CA11 7PT
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Sun 17 Feb

  • 18:00

Reading Film Theatre (0.0 miles)

Palmer Building, White Knights, Reading, England, RG6 2AH
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Thu 21 Feb

£4–£50

The Rex Cinema, Wareham (0.0 miles)

14 West Street, Wareham, England, BH20 4JX
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Tue 19 Feb

  • 18:00

Wed 20 Feb

  • 19:10

Thu 21 Feb

  • 19:10
Return of the Hero (Le retour du héros)

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Return of the Hero

3 Dec 20184 stars

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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