Return Of the Hero (12A)
Dir: Laurent Tirard
Cast: Jean Dujardin, Mélanie Laurent, Noémie Merlant
Fr, 2018, 88 mins, French dialogue with subtitles
Charming comedy drama set in 1809 France where Captain Neuville, set to marry the naive Pauline, is forced to depart for the battlefield. While time passes by with no news from the captain, Pauline's sister Elizabeth writes fake letters on the Captain’s behalf to cheer her up. When he returns home unexpectedly, Elizabeth and Neuville engage in a ruthless fight using every trick in the book to expose one another.