The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre) (1983) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre) (1983)

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This film is set in France during the Hundred Years' War. Imagining herself a widow, Nathalie Baye is astonished when her husband Gerard Depardieu returns after nine years. However, Nathalie and neighbors suspect that Depardieu is an imposter -- especially since he's become a much nicer person.

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Critic Reviews for The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre)

All Critics (9)

Compelling romantic mystery drama, well acted by Gerard Depardieu and Natalie Baye; stay away from the American remake, Sommersby

July 21, 2011 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

A brilliant, engaging love story with magnificent performances

December 29, 2005 | Rating: 5/5

Fascinating tale; inspiration for "Sommersby"

March 29, 2003 | Rating: 4/5

A marvellous and haunting work.

July 26, 2002 | Rating: 5/5

Audience Reviews for The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre)

½

Remade as Sommersby, this is a powerful drama.

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