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A Hero’s Life

Genre: Drama, War
Original Title: La vie d’un héros
Year: 1994
Original Version: French
Duration: 103′

A Hero’s Life

Évelyne Vadeboncoeur goes to her mother’s home with her daughter to meet a German POW who had worked on their farm during the war and was sent back to Germany in 1946. The portly nostalgic old man turns out to be very different from the figure in the stories she grew up with.

Director: Micheline Lanctôt
Writer: Micheline Lanctôt
Cast: Gilbert Sicotte, Véronique Le Flaguais, Christopher B. MacCabe, Erwin Potitt, Marie Cantin, Caroline Houlé, Marie-Pierre Flageole, Kathleen McWilliam
Producer: Rock Demers
Delegate Producer: Lorraine Du Hamel
Director of photography: Thomas Vámos
Art Director: Gaudeline Sauriol
Costume: Christiane Tessier
Sets: Simon Chamberland, Josée Pilon
Editor: Gaétan Huot
Sound: Richard Besse
Music: Milan Kymlicka