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A Self-Made Hero (1996)

107 min | Drama, Comedy

Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator. He leaves his wife and goes to Paris. Gradually he inveigles himself with the resistance movement. They trust...See moreSet in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator. He leaves his wife and goes to Paris. Gradually he inveigles himself with the resistance movement. They trust him and he helps them trace collaborators. Written by David Morgans See less
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Florence Botel | Serge Onteniente (as Serge Boutleroff)
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FRF 29,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 10,345
Gross (USA)
$ 69,977
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Release date
Sep 12, 1997 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Mathieu Kassovitz
Albert Dehousse Albert Dehousse   See fewer
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Anouk Grinberg
Servane Servane   See fewer
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Jean-Louis Trintignant
Albert Dehousse (old) Albert Dehousse (old)   See fewer
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Albert Dupontel
Dionnet Dionnet   See fewer
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Nadia Barentin
The General's Wife The General's Wife   See fewer
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Danièle Lebrun
Madame Dehousse Madame Dehousse   See fewer
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Armand de Baudry d'Asson
Englishman Englishman   See fewer
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Wilfred Benaïche
Henry Nervoix Henry Nervoix   See fewer
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François Berléand
Monsieur Jo Monsieur Jo   See fewer
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Gilles Del Frate
The Partisan The Partisan   See fewer
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Stefan Elbaum
'Little Versailles' Man 1 (as Stéfan Elbaum) 'Little Versailles' Man 1 (as Stéfan Elbaum)   See fewer
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Marc Ernotte
De Vaincourt De Vaincourt   See fewer
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Jérôme Floch
Étienne Étienne   See fewer
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Isabelle Gruault
Lutétia, Young Woman Lutétia, Young Woman   See fewer
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Donatien Guillot
Knickerbocker Knickerbocker   See fewer
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Philippe Harel
Information Officer Information Officer   See fewer
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Christophe Kourotchkine
Little Versailles man Little Versailles man   See fewer
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Philippe Lehembre
Maître Becquard Maître Becquard   See fewer
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François Levantal
Delavelle Delavelle   See fewer
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Patrick Ligardes
Malbert Malbert   See fewer
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Philippe Nahon
The General The General   See fewer
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Georges Siatidis
Beauchamps Beauchamps   See fewer
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Laurent Vacher
Maldoror Man Maldoror Man   See fewer
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David Fernandes
Albert (child) Albert (child)   See fewer
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Xavier Arcache
Jean Caron (child) Jean Caron (child)   See fewer
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Éléonore Godeau
Little Girl At Kiosk Little Girl At Kiosk   See fewer
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Dominique Lemonnier
Violin Player Violin Player   See fewer
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Anne Villette
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Marc Marder
Double Bass Double Bass   See fewer
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Françoise Gazio
Serveuse (uncredited) Serveuse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexia Hugon
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Robert Isaac
American soldier (uncredited) American soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 2,382 votes