Monsieur Batignole

Monsieur Batignole

2002 ‧ Drama/Comedy-drama ‧ 1h 40m

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  • Initial release
    Belgium
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    France
  • Director
    Gérard Jugnot
  • Box office
    9 million USD
  • Cast
    Jules Sitruk
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    Gérard Jugnot
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    Michèle Garcia
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    Alexia Portal
  • Screenplay
    Gérard Jugnot
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    Philippe Lopes-Curval
Monsieur Batignole Profiles
  • About

    During the German occupation of France, Edmond Batignole (Gérard Jugnot) quietly operates a butcher shop, refusing to participate in politics. His daughter is engaged to Pierre-Jean Lamour (Jean-Paul Rouve), a Nazi-collaborator playwright. A Jewish child, Simon (Jules Sitruk) comes to Edmond's doorstep and asks for asylum after police arrest his family. He agrees to hide the boy from the authorities. Eventually, more children join Simon, and Edmond must take drastic action to protect them. …

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