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Lacombe Lucien : The Screenplay - by Louis Malle & Patrick Modiano (Paperback)

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Patrick Modiano and Louis Malle’s screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film tells a powerful story set in World War II France of a seventeen-year-old boy who allies himself with collaborators, only to fall in love with a Jewish girl                   This early work by the Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano relates the story of Lucien Lacombe: a poor boy in Nazi-occupied France who, rebuffed in his efforts to enter the Resistance for a taste of war, becomes a member of a sordid, pathetic group of ****** collaborators who join the Gestapo in preying upon their countrymen. Lucien encounters the Horns, a Jewish family from Paris hiding in his provincial town. Inevitably, he must choose between the coarse appeal of violence and his emerging feelings of tenderness for the family’s daughter, France. Amid the excesses brought on by the impending collapse of the Nazi occupation, Lucien and France come to live out an improbable idyll. This classic is an essential read for students and film lovers alike.
Number of Pages: 113
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Screenplays
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Louis Malle & Patrick Modiano
Language: English
Street Date: May 31, 2016
TCIN: 51278606
UPC: 9781590517659
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-6018
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