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J'accuse

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  • Runtime: 2 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Anti-War Film, Message Movie, War, War Drama, Drama
  • Director:Abel Gance

Synopsis

France's innovative film pioneer Abel Gance had already served briefly in World War I, but he enlisted again so he could film hair-raising footage of soldiers under fire. He used the shots in this compelling anti-war epic, which originally ran 14 reels (it was cut down to ten for release in the U.S., which unfortunately damaged its continuity). Marie Lazare (Marise Dauvray) is forced by her father (Maxime des Jardins) to marry the much-older Francois Laurin (Severin-Mars), even though she's in love with...more

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