Le Retour de Martin Guerre (The Return of Martin Guerre)
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Le Retour de Martin Guerre (The Return of Martin Guerre)
The Return of Martin Guerre is set in France during the Hundred Years' War. Imagining herself a widow, Nathalie Baye is astonished when her husband Gerard Depardieu returns after nine years. He looks like her husband and sounds like her husband, and certainly has a working knowledge of the couple's prior relationship. Still, neither Baye nor her neighbors can shake the notion that Depardieu is an imposter--especially since he's a much nicer and more responsible person than the man who marched off to war so long ago. Matters come to a head when the local magistrate sentences… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Compelling romantic mystery drama, well acted by Gerard Depardieu and Natalie Baye; stay away from the American remake, Sommersby"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A marvellous and haunting work."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"A brilliant, engaging love story with magnificent performances"
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
"Fascinating tale; inspiration for "Sommersby""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette