The story of veterans of the Algerian war whose past comes back to haunt them forty years later. Set in a small village where everyone knows each other, the film captures the leaden blanket of silence that fell on France after the "war that shall not be named", in a flashback narration.
A film by Lucas BELVAUX
France / Belgium, 2020, Feature narrative, 1hr40
starring Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Frot and Jean-Pierre Darroussin.
11th feature film
Original Title: DES HOMMES
English Title: Home Front
Tags: War, Colonialism
Director: Lucas BELVAUX
Writer: Lucas Belvaux
adapted from the eponymous novel DES HOMMES by Laurent Mauvignier.
Production : SYNECDOCHE (France/Belgium) -
International Sales : THE PARTY FILM SALES -
French Distribution : AD VITAM
2020 | 73rd Cannes festival, France
* Official Selection - THE FAITHFUL