Grand illusion = Le Grand illusion (TEFC)

France, 1937

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Jean Renoir’s great anti-war film, set in a German prison camp for officers in 1917, with Erich von Stroheim as the commander. A subtler work than most more recent variations on the theme. In French with English subtitles.

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