LAST METRO, THE

Cast

Catherine Deneuve
Gerard Depardieu

Director

Francois Truffaut

Producer

Francois Truffaut

Genres

Film synopsis

Celebrated director Francois Truffaut (The 400 Blows, Jules and Jim) makes his world the stage in Last Metro starring Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu. During the Nazi occupation of France, Marion Steiner (Deneuve), star and owner of a small theatre, stages a new play in an attempt to keep the theatre and Lucas, her Jewish husband, alive. The atmosphere becomes charged with fear when an anti-semitic journalist settles into the stalls. Will he discover Lucas’s hideout… or the truth about Steiner’s political affiliations?

Running time

127 minutes

Country of origin

France

Year of production

1980

Classification

Mild Theme, Mild Sexual References