L'Armee Des Ombres (English Subtitled) 1969
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|Genres||Military & War, Drama|
|Starring||Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse|
|Supporting actors||Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann, Paul Crauchet, Christian Barbier, Serge Reggiani, André Dewavrin, Alain Dekok, Alain Mottet, Alain Libolt, Jean-Marie Robain, Albert Michel, Denis Sadier, Georges Sellier, Marco Perrin, Hubert de Lapparent, Colin Mann, Anthony Stuart|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Rental rights||24 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
The film is a superb depiction of the French Resistance during World War II.
What makes this excellent movie worthy of more praise than I'll write here is that no one tells you who's thinking what or why this happened that certain way.
In the other films I mentioned, Melville, albeit director, is looking in upon the action from the outside.
you aren't likely to find a film about the french underground that comes close to this in content and reality.Published 3 months ago by will crow
Superb cast of great French & Italian actors, headed by Lino Ventura and Simone Signoret. Intelligent, profoundly moving. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jan Cambria
This is a wild film. It is a story about people whose homeland was invaded and their government and army could not protect them. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Thomas E. Maddocks
LOVE LOVE LOVE Army of Shadows. The movie is beautiful and powerful. And criterion's edition is first rate packaging and in technical quality. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Meta Fitrin Harisno
Better than I could have imagined. Incredible commitment from the actors to the atmospheric cinematography, direction never a false note...total tour d' force.Published 16 months ago by SLysohir
I first saw this movie in 2007 when Criterion released it in the US, and fell in love with it. I was already a huge fan of Melville, Le Cercle Rouge being one of my favorite movies... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Hartwell
Are we Jaded? Rate this product. . . We EXPECT what we purchases to BE. To work without difficulty, without oops, without interruptions, to provide the intended use. Read morePublished 17 months ago by halh
I had never heard of this film before but I found it to be very entertaining and educational. For its time (pre-1976) this is a remarkable film. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Gene Cisco
L'armée des Ombres (Army of Shadows) (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969)
When it comes right down to it, Jean-Pierre Melville's wonderful Army of Shadows probably comes... Read more