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Return Of Martin Guerre, The (UK)

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Based on a true story from 16th Century France
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 106 mins
Retail Price: £15.99
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Arthouse hit The Return of Martin Guerre was based on a true story from 16th Century France. Guerre (Gerard Depardieu), after a pre-arranged marriage, abandoned his family to fight in the war. Then, following an 8-year absence, he suddenly returns to his native village. Martin`s personality however, has mysteriously changed. Where once he neglected and abused his wife, Bertrande (Nathalie Baye), he now acts lovingly and gently towards her. This startling transformation leads some of Martin`s relatives to suspect the man of being an imposter. Bertrande insists otherwise, despite mounting evidence against her "husband". Soon the villagers have dragged Martin and Bertrande to court in order to uncover the truth.

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Directed By:
Daniel Vigne

Written By:

Maurice Jacquemont
Roger Planchon
Nathalie Baye
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu
Gérard Depardieu

Soundtrack By:
Michel Portal

Director of Photography:
André Neau

Denise de Casabianca

Costume Designer:
Anne-Marie Marchand

Daniel Vigne

Arrow Films

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