Courage - Let's Run

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Courage - Let's Run
Directed by Yves Robert
Produced by Yves Robert
Alain Poiré
Written by Yves Robert
Jean-Loup Dabadie
Starring Jean Rochefort
Catherine Deneuve
Dominique Lavanant
Music by Vladimir Cosma
Cinematography Yves Lafaye
Edited by Pierre Gillette
Gaumont International Television
Les Productions de la Guéville
Distributed by Gaumont
Release date
October 17, 1979
Running time
100 minutes
Language French
Box office $8.8 million[1]

Courage - Let's Run (or Courage fuyons) is a French romantic comedy film directed by Yves Robert.


Martin Belhomme is a coward since his birth, also home cowardice is passed from generation to generation. After a childhood spent in the tumult of the Occupation, he "is married" with Mathilda who will decide everything : they will have two children and he will become a pharmacist, even if he vowed a passion for music. But after this monotonous life, occurs in May 68, and cowardice will paradoxically lead him into a crazy adventure, far from home, with Eva, beautiful blonde singer in a cabaret of Amsterdam. Therefore, he will make every effort to seduce the beautiful, and pass for an adventurer to her eyes.



Year Award Category Recipient Result
1980 César Awards César Award for Best Actor Jean Rochefort Nominated
César Award for Best Supporting Actor Michel Aumont Nominated
César Award for Best Supporting Actress Dominique Lavanant Nominated


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