A story of love and conflict.
Winning an incredible ten French Academy Awards in 1981, The Last Metro is one of Truffaut's most highly acclaimed and popular films. Starring Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu in magnetic performances, the story is set in Paris, 1942, during the Nazi occupation of France. When Lucas Steiner (Heinz Bennett), the Jewish owner of the Montparnasse Theatre, is forced into hiding, his wife and lead actress Marion (Deneuve) takes over. Desperate to keep both the troupe and Lucas alive she stages a new play, which must be a success to continue.
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 theater, stages a new play in an attempt to keep the theater and Lucas, her Jewish husband, alive. The atmosphere becomes charged with fear when an anti-sematic journalist settles into the stalls. Will he discover Lucas's hideout... or the truth about Steiner's political affiliations?
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.