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Cine club : La Grande Illusion

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/04/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Alliance française du Bengale

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La Grande Illusion (1937)

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A film by Jean Renoir

SYNOPSIS :
During 1st WW, two French officers are captured. Captain De Boeldieu is an aristocrat while Lieutenant Marechal was a mechanic in civilian life. They meet other prisoners from various backgrounds, as Rosenthal, son of wealthy Jewish bankers. They are separated from Rosenthal before managing to escape. A few months later, they meet again in a fortress commanded by the aristocrat Van Rauffenstein. De Boeldieu strikes up a friendship with him but Marechal and Rosenthal still want to escape…