Return of the Hero (2018)


Return of the Hero (French: Le retour du héros) is a 2018 Franco-Belgian comedy film directed by Laurent Tirard and starring Jean Dujardin and Mélanie Laurent.


1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up. But it all goes south when Neuville reappears.


  • Jean Dujardin … Captain Charles-Grégoire Neuville.
  • Mélanie Laurent … Elisabeth Beaugrand.
  • Noémie Merlant … Pauline.
  • Christophe Montenez … Nicolas.
  • Evelyne Buyle … Madame Beaugrand.
  • Christian Bujeau … Monsieur Beaugrand.
  • Féodor Atkine … General Mortier-Duplessis.
  • Fabienne Galula … Eugénie.
  • Laurent Bateau … Monsieur Dunoyer.
  • Jean-Michel Lahmi … Monsieur Loiseau.
  • Aurélie Boquien … Madame Dunoyer.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Laurent Tirard.
  • Producer(s): Marc Dujardin and Olivia Lagache.
  • Writer(s): Laurent Tirard and Gregoire Vigneron.
  • Music: Mathieu Lamboley.
  • Cinematography: Guillaume Schiffman.
  • Editor(s): Yann Malcor.
  • Production: JD Prod, les Films sur Mesure, StudioCanal, France 3 Cinéma, Nexus Factory, Umedia, and GV Prod.
  • Distributor(s): StudioCanal.
  • Release Date: 14 February 2018.
  • Running Time: 90 minutes.
  • Rating: 12A.
  • Country: France and Belgium.
  • Language: French.

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