La Grande Illusion (1937)

Format:   BLU-RAY 
 
Director Jean Renoir's masterful study of wartime honor and courage stars Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, and Marcel Dalio as French officers in World War I who are captured by the Germans. After repeated escape attempts, they are sent to a medieval castle-turned-prison run by aristocratic commandant Erich von Stroheim. The bonds between captor and inmate form the basis for this compelling drama. 113 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French, German DTS HD stereo Master Audio; Subtitles: English, German; "making of" documentary; featurettes; theatrical trailers. In French with English subtitles.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Picture
 
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SKU: B71696
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Category:
Foreign
Director:
Jean Renoir
Rated:
NR
Color:
Black & White
Format: 
Fullscreen
Closed Captioned:
 No
Cast:  Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Marcel Dalio, Erich von Stroheim, Jacques Becker, Julien Carette, Gaston Modot, Jean Dasté