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La Grande Illusion

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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 9
9.0

Moving and entertaining anti-war film

ravenus, blu-ray.com
25 August 2013
  • Excerpt: MOVIE This is a 1937 movie about French soldiers captured by the Germans during WW1. There are several occasions in which the French soldiers try to escape their prisons, the ideas for which were later taken for several "escape" films. But this is not purely an escape movie. The film casts an observant eye on the class differences between the soldiers (especially between the noble-born officers and working-class soldiers) and how these differences are to them greater...
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Overall 8
8.0

Grand indeed

RJNeb2, play.com
6 July 2012
  • Conclusion: The most surprising thing about Renoir's classic anti-war treatise is how ramshackle it is, drifting in and out of different scenarios. Ultimately the strength of its characterisations - von Stroheim's gentle German commandant in particular - and especially its inordinately touching passage where the animosities of war are swept aside as escaped French POW Gabin finds refuge with lonely German housewife Parlo win us over, creating a still pertinent and involving account...
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Overall 9
9.4
Movie overall 8
8.0
Actors overall 10
10

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tns80, discshop.se
5 October 2013