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Lacombe, Lucien

Directed by Louis Malle
France, West Germany, 1974
Drama, War


One of the first French films to address the issue of collaboration during the German Occupation, Louis Malle’s brave and controversial Lacombe, Lucien traces a young peasant’s journey from potential Resistance member to Gestapo recruit.

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Lacombe, Lucien Directed by Louis Malle

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1975 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

National Board of Review

1974 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

BAFTA Awards

1975 | 2 wins including: Best Film

1975 | 2 nominations including: Best Direction

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