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Albert Schweizer ,whose work is more famous abroad than in his countries (the plural is necessary for he was born in German Alsace ,then French citizen after WW1),was one of the great men of the last century,on a league with Ghandi and Martin Luther King.All his life was dedicated to doing good ,to relieve human sufferings .His enemies were yellow fever,leprosy ,malaria...And he knew that he would not,could not,for any reason,kill his brother.
This is minor quibble to mention the historic mistakes:Schweizer was not arrested at the beginning of WW1 ,but in 1917.Father Charles de Foucault,who,after a racy past ,became a saint ,is featured in the film but he was killed in 1918,by Touaregs.
Pierre FResnay was certainly one of the greatest actors of the French cinema.He was a wonderful "Monsieur Vincent" (in Maurice Cloche's film about Saint Vincent de Paul).But he almost became ridiculous as Albert Schweizer with his mustache,his fake Alsatian accent and his ham acting.Abetted (so to speak) by bombastic directing (turgid music) and a poor script,he makes the potentially absorbing story drastically boring.
Jeanne Moreau in her prime appears as nurse Marie.
Based on Gilbert Cesbron's eponymous play ;the title means "at midnight,you will be arrested ,Dr Schweizer ": He was an Alsatian,thus an "enemy" for the French!
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