La Grande Illusion (1937)

During 1st WW, two French officers are captured. Captain De Boeldieu is an aristocrat while Lieutenant Marechal was a mechanic in civilian life. They meet other prisoners from various backgrounds, as Rosenthal, son of wealthy Jewish bankers. They are separated from Rosenthal before managing to escape. A few months later, they meet again in a fortress commanded by the aristocrat Van Rauffenstein. De Boeldieu strikes up a friendship with him but Marechal and Rosenthal still want to escape...
Genres:  DramaWar
Actors:  Jean GabinDita ParloPierre Fresnay
Directors:  Jean Renoir
Countries:  France
Writers:  Charles SpaakJean Renoir
Runtime: 1h 53min
Release: 12 September 1938
IMDb: 8.1

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