The Savior (1971)


Original title: Le sauveur
Year: 1971
Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes
Country: France
Language: French | English (dual-audio)
Subtitles: None
Genre: Drama

Director: Michel Mardore

Cast:
Horst Buchholz … Claude
Muriel Catalá … Nanette
Hélène Vallier … La mère de Nanette
Roger Lumont … Le père de Nanette
Henri Vilbert … Flouret
Danièle Ajoret … Nanette adulte
Michel Delahaye … Monnery
Jean-Pierre Sentier … Le mari de Nanette
Frédéric Norbert … Henri
Yves Hugues … Un fils Monnery
Jacques Serres … Un fils Monnery

Plot/Synopsis:
Summer, 1943. Nanette is a solitary 14-year old girl whose family owns a farm in a remote region of rural France. One day, she encounters a handsome young man who has suffered a slight injury to his foot. Named Claude, he reveals that he is an English soldier and appeals to Nanette to shelter him from the Nazis. Although she has been brought up to hate the English (her family are staunch Pétain supporters), Nanette takes him to her father’s farm and finds him a hiding place in a disused attic. Whilst he is recovering, Nanette brings him food and keeps him amused….

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