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Lacombe, Lucien

Directed by Louis Malle
France, West Germany, 1974
Drama, War, Romance


A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe, whose father is a prisoner in Germany and whose mother dates her employer, works for the German police. He then meets France Horn, the daughter of a rich jewish tailor.

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Lacombe, Lucien Directed by Louis Malle

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1975 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

National Board of Review

1974 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

BAFTA Awards

1975 | 2 wins including: Best Film

1975 | 2 nominations including: Best Direction

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