Memoir of War (2018)

 ●  French ● 2 hrs 7 mins

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The writer and communist Robert Antelme, the major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. His wife Marguerite Duras, writer and resistant, broken by the anguish of not having news of her and her secret affair with her comrade Dyonis. She comes across a French agent working at the Gestapo, Pierre Rabier, and, ready to do anything to find her husband, puts himself to the test of an ambiguous relationship with this troubled man, only to be able to help him.

Cast: Benoit Magimel, Melanie Thierry

Crew: Emmanuel Finkiel (Director), Alexis Kavyrchine (Director of Photography)

Rating: 12A (Ireland)

Genres: Drama, History

Release Dates: 24 May 2019 (United Kingdom), 17 Aug 2018 (United States)

Tagline: From the Life of Marguerite Duras, Bestselling Authout of The Lover

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Parisian wartime drama fails to ignite
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as Pierre Rabier
as Marguerite Duras épouse Antelme
as Mme Bordes
as Un déporté (as Baruch Rafic)
as Dionys Mascolo
as Un camarade du réseau
as La cliente du restaurant Saint-Georges
as Suzanne - la secrétaire chez Gallimard
as Robert Antelme
as Un camarade du réseau
as François Mitterrand - alias François Morland
as Thérèse
as Un déporté
as Un camarade du réseau
as Un camarade du réseau
as Georges Beauchamp
as Une femme au rapatriement à Orsay
as Madame Katz
as Un déporté


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Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital 5.1
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
1.85:1 (Flat)
From the Life of Marguerite Duras, Bestselling Authout of The Lover
Filming Start Date:
16 Aug 2016
Filming End Date:
01 Sep 2016