A Self-Made Hero

by Jacques Audiard 1h47min France 1996
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A Self-Made Hero
by Jacques Audiard

Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator. He leaves his wife and goes to Paris. Gradually he inveigles himself with the resistance movement. They trust him and he helps them trace collaborators.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Mathieu Kassovitz : Albert Dehousse
  • Anouk Grinberg : Servane
  • Sandrine Kiberlain : Yvette
  • Albert Dupontel : Dionnet
  • And with: Nadia Barentin, Bernard Bloch


  • Director Jacques Audiard
  • Scenario Alain Le Henry, Jacques Audiard
  • Original work author Jean-François Deniau
  • Photo director Jean-Marc Fabre
  • Set Design Dominique Douret
  • Costume Design Caroline de Vivaise
  • Sound Jean-Pierre Duret
  • Editing Juliette Welfling
  • Original music Alexandre Desplat
  • Producer Patrick Godeau
  • Production Compagny Alicéléo, Cofimage 7, Lumière, Studio Images 2
  • Distributor Studiocanal

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1996
  • Release date for France15/05/1996
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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