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Grand Illusion

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
A group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu (Pierre Fresnay) and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal (Jean Gabin), grapple with their own class differences after being captured and held in a World War I German prison camp. When the men are transferred to a high-security fortress, they must concoct a plan to escape beneath the watchful eye of aristocratic German officer von Rauffenstein (Erich von Stroheim), who has formed an unexpected bond with de Boeldieu.

Cast: Pierre Fresnay , Erich von Stroheim , Jean Gabin , Marcel Dalio , Dita Parlo , Julien Carette , Gaston Modot , Georges Peclet

Director: Jean Renoir

Genres: Drama, War

Distributor: Réalisation d'art cinématographique

Grand Illusion (1937)

Release Date: September 12th, 1938|1 hr. 34 min.

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