Courage fuyons

Courage fuyons is a French romantic comedy film directed by Yves Robert.

Courage fuyons
Directed byYves Robert
Written byYves Robert
Jean-Loup Dabadie
Produced byYves Robert
Alain Poiré
StarringJean Rochefort
Catherine Deneuve
Dominique Lavanant
CinematographyYves Lafaye
Edited byPierre Gillette
Music byVladimir Cosma
Gaumont International Television
Les Productions de la Guéville
Distributed byGaumont
Release date
  • 17 October 1979 (1979-10-17)
Running time
100 minutes
Box office$8.8 million[1]


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


  1. ^ "Courage fuyons (1979) - JPBox-Office".

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