Grand Illusion
Essential Art House
Original Title: La grande illusion
Country of Origin: France
Production year: 1937
Director: Jean Renoir
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 715515-032629
Running time: 1:54 (114 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: September 09, 2008
Collection type: Owned (#5581)
Status: Available
Purchase date: September 09, 2008
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
Jean Renoir's pacifist masterpiece stars Jean Gabin as a French World War I POW held by Erich Von Stroheim's German captain. One of the greatest antiwar films ever made, as well as a rousing prison-escape adventure, Grand Illusion is an exemplar of the 1930s poetic realist movement.
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Genres
Drama
War
Classic
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Janus Films
Audio format
French  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 
Crew
Direction
Jean Renoir....Director
Writing
Charles Spaak....Writer
Jean Renoir....Writer
Cinematography
Christian Matras....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Margueritte....Film Editor
Marthe Huguet....Film Editor
Music
Joseph Kosma....Composer
Sound
De Bretagne....Sound
Art
Lourié....Art Director
Raffels....Make-up Artist
Decrais....Costume Designer
Cast
Jean Gabin....Lieutenant Maréchal
Dita Parlo....Elsa, Farm Woman
Pierre Fresnay....Captain de Boieldieu
Erich von Stroheim....Captain von Rauffenstein
Carette....The Showoff
Peclet....An Officer
Werner Florian....Sergeant Arthur
Daste....The Teacher
Itkine....Lieutenant Demolder
Modot....The Engineer
Dalio....Lieutenant Rosenthal
Jacques Becker....An English Officer (uncredited)
Albert Brouett....A Prisoner (uncredited)
Carl Koch.... (uncredited)
Claude Sainval....Ringis (uncredited)
Michel Salina.... (uncredited)