The Return of Martin Guerre

The Return of Martin Guerre

Infobox_Film
name = The Return of Martin Guerre


imdb_id = 0084589
writer = Daniel Vigne
Jean-Claude Carrière
Natalie Zemon Davis
starring = Gérard Depardieu
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu
Nathalie Baye
Roger Planchon
Dominique Pinon
director = Daniel Vigne
producer = Daniel Vigne
distributor =
released = May 14, 1982
runtime = 122 min
language = French
budget =

"The Return of Martin Guerre" ("Le Retour de Martin Guerre") is a 1982 French film directed by Daniel Vigne and based on true events in France during the 16th century. (See main article Martin Guerre). The film depicts a case of identity theft after a war, a man showing up in his village several years after his departure, soon eliciting suspicions from his former friends on his identity.

In 1983, a book of the same name was written by Natalie Zemon Davis, an American historian of early modern France.

Remake

"Sommersby" was a 1993 American remake, set after the Civil War, that starred Richard Gere and Jodie Foster.

ee also

*Middle Ages in film
*Microhistory

External links

*imdb title|id=0084589|title=Le Retour de Martin Guerre


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