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|AKA:||"Great Illusion, The"|
|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...|
|Directed by:||Jean Renoir|
|Producer(s):||Albert Pinkovitch, Frank Rollmer|
|Cast:||Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim|