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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

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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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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

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Feature film

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1 h 25 min

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Dolby stereo

Posters (1)


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)


Official Competition


Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1988

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


César Award for Best Original Score : Michel Portal