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Directed by François Truffaut • 1980 • France
Starring Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Deneuve, Jean Poiret
Gérard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star as members of a French theater company living under the German occupation during World War II in François Truffaut’s gripping, humanist character study. Against all odds—a Jewish theater manager in hiding; a leading man who’s in the Resistance; increasingly restrictive Nazi oversight—the troupe believes the show must go on. Equal parts romance, historical tragedy, and even comedy, THE LASTMETRO (LE DERNIER MÉTRO) is Truffaut’s ultimate tribute to art overcoming adversity.
This scene from THE LASTMETRO, in which Valentin (René Dupré) visits with Marion (Catherine Deneuve), was removed by François Truffaut just before the film opened because he feared the movie would be too long. It was later reinserted in a 1982 video release.
In this excerpt from a 1980 episode of the French television program “Passez donc me voir,” director François Truffaut and actor Jean Poiret discuss their work on THE LASTMETRO and their memories of the occupation.
In this 2009 video piece, actors Andréa Ferréol, Paulette Dubost, and Sabine Haudepin, along with actor and second assistant director Alain Tasma, recall the joys and challenges of working on THE LASTMETRO.
This 2009 video piece features camera assistants Florent Bazin and Tessa Racine talking about what it was like to work with legendary cinematographer Nestor Almendros and about the creation of THE LASTMETRO’s striking period visuals.
Nestor Almendros on Working with François Truffaut
The following rare interview with cinematographer Nestor Almendros was conducted in Paris in April 1986. It was excerpted in Rainer Gansera’s 1986 documentary ARBEITEN MIT FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT, produced by WDR, but for this edit, Truffaut expert Robert Fischer constructed the interview in full from ...