A Self-Made Hero (Un héros très discret)
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A Self-Made Hero (Un héros très discret)
Irony abounds in this French comedy that tells the tale of an unsophisticated, rather dim-bulbed country lad who follows the advice of a former French freedom fighter and tries to change himself into a hero of the recently ended French Resistance. Poor Albert is no stranger to deceit. For his first 12-years, his mother led him to believe that his father was a war hero. He is devastated to learn that his father really died of alcoholism. During the war, Albert does all he can to avoid fighting for the Resistance, even though the Nazis control his village. He marries and moves in with his… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Clever as the commentary may be, you simply don't care what happens to the protagonist."
‑ Maria Garcia, Film Journal International
"The first half of the film is hopelessly muddled with the latter half being relatively better."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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