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3.6
195 Ratings

A Self-Made Hero

Un héros très discret

Directed by Jacques Audiard
France, 1996
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

At the end of World War II, Albert leaves his hometown for Paris, where he meets “The Captain,” a Resistance hero. The Captain teaches Albert how to change his identity to a courageous war hero. He manages to keep it up for awhile, but soon everything falls apart.

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A Self-Made Hero Directed by Jacques Audiard

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Best Screenplay

César Awards

1997 | 6 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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