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Nos patriotes (2017)

After the French defeat of summer 1940, Addi Ba, a young Senegalese rifleman escapes and hides in the Vosges. Aided by some villagers, he gets false documents that allow him to live openly.

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Mamadou Addi Bâ
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Christine Valdenaire
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Baptiste Elhinger
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Marie
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Louise d'Héricourt
Magne-Håvard Brekke ...
Colonel von Dinkel
Patrick d'Assumçao ...
Pierre Lagrange
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Gauthier
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Hélène
Olivier Bonnaud ...
Antoine
Zacharie Chasseriaud ...
Benoît
Fred Epaud ...
Maurice
Antoine Chappey ...
Hubert Valdenaire
Jérémy Zagba ...
Zana
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Martine, la paysanne
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After the French defeat of summer 1940, Addi Ba, a young Senegalese rifleman escapes and hides in the Vosges. Aided by some villagers, he gets false documents that allow him to live openly.

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Interesting French war drama
17 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

You have here the kind of tale that Rachid Bouchareb could have given us, if you consider his INDIGENES and HORS LA LOI. You already had some French films about African soldiers during WW2 in France, such as LES ENFANTS DU PAYS, back in 2006...The true story of a Black soldier who fought among the French army and who was later involved with the French resistance forces. A true compelling and poignant story, gloomy, but so well acted with a young Black actor who looks like Yaphet Kotto when he was thirty years old; same face, same eyes. Do not miss it.


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