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2,780 Ratings

Army of Shadows

L'armée des ombres

Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
France, Italy, 1969
Drama, War


This atmospheric WWII drama recounts the perilous efforts of a group of underground fighters in the French Resistance, which Melville based on his own personal accounts as a freedom fighter against Hitler’s Nazi regime.

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Army of Shadows Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

Awards & Festivals

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2006 | Nominee: Best Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2006 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2006 | Winner: Special Citation

National Society of Film Critics Awards

2007 | Winner: Special Award

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