The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre)
The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre) (1983)

This film 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. However, Nathalie and neighbors suspect that Depardieu is an… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 26, 1983
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2002
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Emanuel Levy

Compelling romantic mystery drama, well acted by Gerard Depardieu and Natalie Baye; stay away from the American remake, Sommersby

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Urban Cinefile

A marvellous and haunting work.

Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

A brilliant, engaging love story with magnificent performances

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Fascinating tale; inspiration for "Sommersby"

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Anthony Valletta
Remade as Sommersby, this is a powerful drama.