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For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

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During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.

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Rafael
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Fernando
Eric Feldary ...
Andrés
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Alexander Granach ...
Paco
Adia Kuznetzoff ...
Gustavo
Leonid Snegoff ...
Ignacio
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Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan who has joined up on the side that appeals most to idealists of that era -- like Ernest Hemingway and his friends -- has been given a high-risk assignment up in the mountains. He awaits the right time to blow up a bridge in a cave. Pilar, who is in charge there, has an ability to foretell the future. And so that night she encourages Maria, a young girl ravaged by enemy soldiers, to join Jordan who has decided to spend the night under the stars. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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In spite of all the things that were done to me...I never kissed a man until you...and now there are only three days and three nights! See more »


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28 April 1944 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Pour qui sonne le glas  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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According to Gary Cooper's daughter, Ernest Hemingway had Cooper in mind for the role of Robert Jordan even before he wrote the original novel. See more »

Goofs

Pilar and Pablo use a 1892 Krag-Jorgenson (or variant). While it is possible, it is extremely unlikely that such a rifle, with its odd cartridge, was imported into Spain for the war effort. See more »

Quotes

Anselmo: They always spit in the gorge. It brings luck.
Robert Jordan: I wish I could spit that far.
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Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #6.35 (1956) See more »

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INGRID AND GARY FOREVER
22 December 1998 | by (Geneva, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

No doubt about it ! This DVD deserves a perfect 5 (this is the second that I give after ROBOCOP director's cut).

130 minutes of absolute pleasure with actors who were real stars : Ingrid Bergman and Gary Cooper. The colors are wonderful, the scenery superb and the musical score terrific.

But I hear someone out there complaining : Gosh ! It's a 1943 movie, an antiquity. Don't be afraid, you will not be disappointed. There are also in this movie explosions, gunfires and even torrid love scenes. Just observe how Ingrid Bergman plays with her hair in order to seduce Gary and you will forget all the actual little starlets.

This story of a three-days love affair during the Spain civil war is about idealism, self-sacrifice and hope. Themes that, I agree, are not specially "in" in 1998 but were developed by Ernest Hemingway, one of the best american writers.

A healthy DVD in order to clean our eyes and ears.


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