L’armée des ombres

Army of Shadows

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    Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
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    Broadway Cinematheque
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Philippe Gerbier, a civil engineer, is one of the French Resistance's chiefs during the occupation in France.

Given away by a traitor, he is interned in a camp. He manages to escape, and joins his network in Marseille, where he has the traitor executed... This movie shows the everyday life of French Resistants: their solitude, their fears, their relationships, the arrests, the forwarding of orders and their carrying out... 

Language
In French with English subtitles
Origin
France
Year Released
1969
Play Time
135 min
Age Category
TBC
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Cast
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann
Color
Color