Sunday, December 18, 2016

La grande illusion AKA The grand illusion (1937) - classic WWI-themed masterpiece from director Jean Renoir, starring Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Marcel Dalio and Erich von Stroheim

Rating 8.1/10
Runtime: 113 min
Language: French/German/English/Russian
Country: France
Directed by: Jean Renoir
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Jean Gabin ... Le lieutenant Maréchal
Dita Parlo ... Elsa
Pierre Fresnay ... Le captaine de Boeldieu
Erich von Stroheim ... Le captaine von Rauffenstein
Julien Carette ... Cartier - l'acteur
Georges Péclet ... Le serrurier
Werner Florian ... Le sergent Arthur
Jean Dasté ... L'instituteur
Marcel Dalio ... Le lieutenant Rosenthal

Description: 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...






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Video and audio information:

Video : 2.25 GB, 1625 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 660x480 (1.37:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 129
Audio : 203 MB, 250 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = FLAC, VBR

Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Turkish, Greek, Italian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Serbian) posters and screenshots included