Verdun: Looking At History

Directed by Léon Poirier

Year: 2014
Running Time: 151
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: France
Language: French [audio]
Genres: War
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Verdun: Looking At History

Cast
THOMY BOURDELLE
Albert Préjean
JEAN DEHELLY

Crew
Directed by Léon Poirier


In order to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the end of World War I, Poirier recreated the battle of Verdun and inscribed in history the lives of symbolic characters from both sides of the front. Verdun, Looking at History was edited in three distinct parts (Might, Hell and Fate) and is an epic film of great emotional strength dedicated to "all the martyrs of the ugliest human passion that is war". His realistic masterpiece undoubtedly compares with King Vidor's The Big Parade and Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front.

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