RETURN OF THE HERO
TUES 21 AUG *FINAL*
Comedic French period piece set in 1809 France about an accidentally over-praised soldier, starring Oscar winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) and Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds).
Captain Neuville (Dujardin) is sent out to the front line, leaving behind a heartbroken bride. Having heard no news of the young captain, the bride’s sister Elisabeth (Laurent) writes to her on his behalf to cheer her up. Fabricating a heroic tale of Neuville’s daring journey, her story begins to unravel when Neuville unexpectedly reappears in less than valiant circumstances.
DIR: Laurent Tirard
RUNNING TIME: 90 MINS