Golden Years (Nos annees folles) (2017): Techine’s WWI Melodama

Golden Years (Nos années folles), Andre Techine’s new French drama, was shown in the Special Screening section of the 2017 Cannes Film Fest.

The film is based on the true story of a French deserter who went into hiding during WWI, disguising himself as a woman and female friend of his own wife.

Cast

Pierre Deladonchamps as Paul Grappe / Suzanne

Celine Sallette as Louise Grappe

Gregoire Leprince-Ringuet as Charles de Lauzin

Michel Fau as Samuel