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Director  Pierre Schoendoerffer
Country  France
6.6/10 IMDb

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Language  French
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Release date  29 December 1982 (1982-12-29)
Writer  Jean-Francois Chauvel, Pierre Schoendoerffer, Daniel Yonnet

A Captain's Honor (French: L'Honneur d'un capitaine) is a 1982 French war film directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer.

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Plot

A courtroom-drama about a dead Captain whose memory is publicly accused by a historian on TV, twenty years after his death. The story follows his widow's struggle to prove that he was not a murderer and did not practise torture while he was leading a ground unit during the Algerian war.

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She decides to sue the man who accused him of being a torturer and thus begins an investigation which retraces the Captain's last two weeks, day by day.

The film uses numerous flashbacks depicting battle scenes in Algeria.

Cast

  • Nicole Garcia (Patricia Caron, the widow)
  • Jacques Perrin (Marcel Caron, the captain)
  • Georges Wilson (the barristers president)
  • Charles Denner (Gillard, the defense counsel)
  • Claude Jade (Valouin, the lawyer of the indictment)
  • Georges Marchal (General Keller, a witness)
  • Christophe Malavoy (Automarchi, a witness)
  • Jean Vigny (Prof. Paulet, a historican)
  • Florent Pagny ("la Ficelle")
  • References

    A Captain's Honor Wikipedia
    A Captains Honor IMDb A Captains Honor themoviedb.org


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