A Self-Made Hero


A Self-Made Hero

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Dim-witted French lad Albert leaves his hometown for Paris after Nazis leave his village. There 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.


Mathieu Kassovitz
as Albert Dehousse
Nadia Barentin
as Madame Louvier/Madame Revuz/The General's Wife
Danièle Lebrun
as Madame Dehousse
Armand de Baudry d'Asson
as Man `English Girls'
Gilles Del Frate
as The Partisan
Stefan Elbaum
as `Little Versailles' Man 1
Marc Ernotte
as De Vaincourt
Jerome Floch
as Etienne
Isabelle Gruault
as Lutetia Young Woman
Donatien Guillot
as Knickerboker
Philippe Harel
as Information Officer
Christophe Kourotchkine
as `Little Versailles' Man 2
Philippe Lehembre
as Maitre Becquard
Philippe Nahon
as The General
Georges Siatidis
as Beauchamps
Laurent Vacher
as Maldoror Man
David Fernandes
as Albert (as a child)
Xavier Arcache
as Jean Caron (as a child)
Eleonore Godeau
as Little Girl at Kiosk
Anne Villette
as Violin Player
Dominique Lemonnier
as Violin Player
Marc Marder
as Double-Bass
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