The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

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The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

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25 April 1919 (France)  »

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The soldiers in the March of the Dead sequence were real soldiers on leave from the front. Most of them were killed within the next few weeks. See more »

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Title Card: Chance does not like secrets.
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Featured in Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995) See more »

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Riveting Anti-War Movie Fantasy
3 August 2001 | by (Miami, FL) – See all my reviews

It's hard to describe the images you will see in this film. They cut to the very core of the most horrific results of war. It is a fantasy which will leave you with images that will not leave you.

Any mention of the particulars here might spoil the experience of this great silent offering.


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