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A Time Out of War

Directed by Denis Sanders
United States, 1954
Short, Drama, War

Synopsis

Two Union soldiers maintaining a position on a riverbank negotiate a one-hour truce with the Confederate soldier manning the opposite bank. During the hour, they gain respect for one another as they trade tobacco, enjoy some fishing and make an unsettling discovery.

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A Time Out of War Directed by Denis Sanders

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1955 | Winner: Best Short Subject, Two-reel

BAFTA Awards

1955 | Winner: Special Award

1955 | Nominee: UN Award

National Film Preservation Board

2006 | Winner: National Film Registry