On August 24, 1939, at a small French cafe, six friends are about to go their separate ways. They vow to reunite on that day each year at the cafe. The film follows each of their lives: one... See full summary »
During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decesions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell ... See full summary »
Restless married couple Maria and Paul take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire. While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair, Maria becomes obsessed with a recent ... See full summary »
The son of a French industrialist, Clément is a right wing extremist who belongs to a secret militant right wing organization that uses whatever means necessary, including violence, to ... See full summary »
An American officer on a Landing Craft carrying plans for the Allied invasion of Europe in Normandy takes part on landing maneuvers, his craft was attacked and sunk by German EBoats. and he... See full summary »
The young art student Eddie wants to live a life without troubles or responsibilities. He meets Pam and they fall in love. But happy-go-lucky Eddie declares that he won't marry her. Soon ... See full summary »
War has no victors, only survivors. Killing destroys the killers as well as the killed; because it murders decency, self-respect and ultimately life itself. The story follows in the footsteps of a squad of young American solders from the early days of the Battle of Britain, through the fierce fighting in Italy and France, to the uneasy peace of Berlin. Written by
"Psst! Feind hört mit" meaning "Shh! Enemy is listening" appears in a scene on a wall. Then it changes to incorrect "Psst! Feine hört mit". Then it changes to the correct first version again. See more »
A few weeks after this film was released to mixed reviews it was briefly withdrawn from the theaters. A great deal of wonderful footage was cut including two major episodes, and then the adulterated version was quietly returned to theatrical distribution. I feel so very fortunate to have had the chance to see the very atmospheric, thoughtful and original film which was "The Victors" prior to this radical re-editing. The cut version is not bad, but quite ordinary compared to the original. The question remains: Where is the master negative now? Why is the film unavailable in any video format? What happened to the deleted scenes? Despite the vast cost that went into producing these, were they merely thrown away? I would dearly love to know why no answers to these questions can be found? Does anyone know what happened here?
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