For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.3
7 Ratings

Report from the Aleutians

Directed by John Huston
United States, 1943
Documentary, War

Synopsis

A cinematic record of US military operations on the Aleutian Island of Adak to retake Japanese occupied Kiska.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Report from the Aleutians Directed by John Huston

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1944 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1943 | Winner: Special Award

Critics reviews

Report from the Aleutians is striking for its banality, for its longueurs of rota work on a Pacific island base. Not many documentaries bother to show the immense downtime that comprises most of any given day in the military, much less foreground it to the near-total exclusion of actual combat.
January 20, 2016
Read full article

Related films