Marthe (1997)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Romance  |   Run Time - 121 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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This Great War drama opens in the trenches during an artillery bombardment. Receiving bayonet wounds, young Simon (Guillaume Depardieu) drops out of the action, joining other injured soldiers at a Brittany hospital. One day he meets schoolteacher Marthe (Clotilde Courau), who lives in the household of the hospital's head doctor (Bernard Giraudeau). Soon a romance begins to develop. Cinematography by Kevin Jewison, son of director Norman Jewison.

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love, romance, schoolteacher, war