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Fiels of Honor

Fiels of Honor

A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Denis

Produced by Baccara Productions, Selena Audiovisuel, Palmyre Productions

Release in France : 16/09/1987

    Synopsis

    The Dordogne, 1869. Pierre Naboulet, a poor tenant farmer, has drawn a lucky number in the French Army draft lottery. He will be exempt from a five-year period of military service. But he sells his number to Florent, a rich merchant, and takes the place of Florent's son, Arnaud, who has been drafted. Woodcutting with his brother, Pierre leaves his axe in a tree to await his return home. He spends his last night in the barn with his redheaded sweetheart, Henriette... Emperor Napoleon III declares war on Prussia, and the Prussians invade. In Alsace, Pierre's regiment fights the invaders in a forest. Many French are killed; Pierre escapes, wounded. He finds a cottage. Inside a boy is hiding. The redheaded boy speaks only the Alsatian dialect of German...

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    Actors (10)

    Production and distribution (3)

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    International releases (3)

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    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producers :

    Chantal Perrin, Antoine Gannagé

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Pierre Denis, Hubert Aupetit, Françoise Dudognon, Christian Faure

    Sound Recordist :

    Alain Curvelier

    Production Designer :

    Marc Petitjean

    Line Producer :

    Éric Dussart

    Director of Photography :

    François Catonné

    Editor :

    Geneviève Winding

    Music Composer :

    Michel Portal

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    War

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1987

    French release :

    16/09/1987

    Runtime :

    1 h 25 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    62313

    Visa issue date :

    31/07/1987

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Dolby stereo

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1988

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1988)

    Selection (2)

    Best Original Music : Michel Portal

    Most Promising Actor : Cris Campion

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1987

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1987)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1988

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1988)

    Awards

    César Award for Best Original Score : Michel Portal