To aid the French Resistance and assist the Allies prior to their invasion in June 1944, French railway workers engage in acts of sabotage and act as couriers for mail outlawed by the occupying Nazi forces. This neo-realist drama from René Clément used a cast of non-professionals and was shot in treacherous conditions at the close of World War II. AKA: "The Battle of the Rails." 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English. In French with English subtitles.