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WESTFRONT 1918

WESTFRONT 1918

G.W. Pabst · Germany · 1930 · 96 mins · NR · German with English subtitles
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Sep 25 7:00pm

SPECIAL EVENT at regular prices!

Stay after the film for a discussion hosted by

Dr. Matt Pollard, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies


This German film was a landmark depiction of life in the trenches for four German infantrymen in the closing months of World War I. Cited for its vivid battle depictions and pioneering use of sound, the film was later censored by Nazi authorities because of its pacifist message.

“G. W. Pabst brought the war movie into a new era with his first sound film, a mercilessly realistic depiction of the nightmare that scarred a generation, in Germany and beyond. Digging into the trenches with four infantrymen stationed in France in the final months of World War I, Pabst illustrates the harrowing ordeals of battle with unprecedented naturalism, as the men are worn away in body and spirit by firefights, shelling, and the disillusion that greets them on the home front.”  –Criterion Collection

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