Brother of the Warrior

The Brother of the Warrior is a French film directed by Pierre Jolivet , released in 2002 .


In the xiii th century, in a village of the Cevennes, Arnaud lives with his wife, Guillemette. Before dying, Arnaud’s mother passed on to her the science of medicinal plants and their benefits. One day, Arnaud is attacked by a group of robbers. Flooded with unparalleled violence, he loses his memory. His wife then goes in search of Thomas, the brother of her husband and valiant warrior. This one must help him at all costs to cure Arnaud. To do this, he must also discover the many secrets hidden in the science of plants. But Thomas, fierce fighter, must above all learn to evolve without arms.

Technical sheet

  • Director: Pierre Jolivet
  • Scenario: Pierre Jolivet and Simon Michaël
  • Photography: Pascal Ridao
  • Country: France
  • Duration: 1h55
  • Year: 2002


  • Vincent Lindon : Thomas
  • Guillaume Canet : Arnaud
  • Mélanie Doutey : Guillemette
  • François Berléand : the priest
  • Brunelle Lemonnier : Hilde
  • Frédéric Lacave : Benoît
  • Thierry-Perkins Lyautey : the leader of the brigands
  • Roch Leibovici : the bald
  • Manuel The Hare : The Hunchback
  • Christophe Vandevelde : The Helmet
  • Augustin Legrand : the Moustachu
  • Anthony Decadi : The Giton
  • Philippe Fretun : the creditor
  • Franck Gourlat : Adémar
  • Arlette Thomas : the abbess
  • Frédérique Moidon : the prioress
  • Josiane Lévêque : the chaplain
  • Anne Le Ny : Madame de Moteron
  • Olivier Augrond : the companion of Thomas
  • Ludovic Schoendoerffer : the noble prisoner
  • Catherine Davenier : the farmer
  • Pascal Leguennec : the merchant
  • Sylvie Herbert : the mother Cantien
  • Annie Mercier : the Castelet woman

Filming Locations

The film was shot for outdoor in the south of Lozere ( Languedoc ), more precisely on the Causse de Sauveterre , near the hamlet of Boissets.

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