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27 Ratings

Capitaine Conan

Directed by Bertrand Tavernier
France, 1996
Drama, War


Set on the Bulgarian border in 1918 during the final clashes of the Great War, the four act story scrutinizes a fearless combat leader, who sees himself more as a warrior, charging onto bloody battlefields or into the beds of local women with the same impulses.

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Capitaine Conan Directed by Bertrand Tavernier

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2003 | Winner: DVD Design Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1996 | 3 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

1996 | Special Mention: Best Production Design

César Awards

1997 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

1997 | 7 nominations including: Best Film