“My chief aim is to express the common humanity of men” – Jean Renoir
La Grand Illusion
(Fr/1937) Dir. Jean Renoir
Often dubbed the ultimate anti-war film by the greatest of all French film-makers, La Grande Illusion is one of the greatest masterpieces of world cinema. Set in a German POW camp in WW1, the film is sympathetic to all of its characters whilst portraying tensions of nationality, class and race.
Fisher Library F03
Level 2 Exhibition Space
For staff and students
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