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GRAND ILLUSION

La grande illusion

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Directed by Jean Renoir
France, 1937
Drama

Synopsis

A group of French soldiers, including an aristocrat captain and a working-class lieutenant, grapple with their class differences as they are held in a WWI German prison camp. When transferred to a high-security fortress ruled by an aristocratic German officer, the men must concoct an escape plan.

Synopsis

A group of French soldiers, including an aristocrat captain and a working-class lieutenant, grapple with their class differences as they are held in a WWI German prison camp. When transferred to a high-security fortress ruled by an aristocratic German officer, the men must concoct an escape plan.

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Grand IllusionDirected byJean Renoir

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1937 | Winner: Best Overall Artistic Contribution
Academy Awards
1939 | Nominee: Best Picture

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