Suite Francaise (2014)

Genres - Drama, Historical Film, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film, Romantic Drama, War Drama, War Romance  |   Run Time - 127 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, Canada, France, United Kingdom  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Tom Ciampoli

An adaptation of the 2004 Irene Nemirovsky novel, Suite Francaise is a romantic drama about the treacherous love story during World War II between Lucille Angellier (Michelle Williams) and Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts). Bruno, a lieutenant in the German army, falls for Lucile, a villager in during its occupaton by the Nazis, in 1940, and their affection grows just as the bitter war theatens to tear them apart. Directed by {$Saul Dibb (The Duchess), the film co-stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Margot Robbie and Sam Riley.

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France, German [nationality], love-affair, soldier, tragic-love, world-war