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3.8
379 Ratings

Johnny Got His Gun

Directed by Dalton Trumbo
United States, 1971
Drama, War

Synopsis

An American soldier who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth, and nose in WWI wavers back and forth between his memories and harsh reality. He remains frustrated, until he discovers a unique way to communicate—and makes a daring request.

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Johnny Got His Gun Directed by Dalton Trumbo

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1971 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

Writers Guild of America

1972 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1972 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer - Male

Kinema Junpo Awards

1974 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film (Readers' Choice)

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