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Frank Borzage United States, 1940

Diderot's rating of the film The Mortal Storm

One of the best Borzage films, and probably Hollywood's best drama dealing with Nazism (though Lubitsch's "To Be Or Not To Be" is the best film overall). The major point of ambiguity lies in the fact that Stewart's line that "the right to think what he believes" is as good for a man as food and drink is precisely the logic that defends the Nazis.