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Shock Troops (1967)
"Un homme de trop" (original title)

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A French resistance group liberates some German prisoners. Turns out one of them is a spy.

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The Extra Man
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Ouf
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Lucian
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Solin
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Philippe
Julie Dassin ...
Girl
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Lecocq
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A French resistance group liberates some German prisoners. Turns out one of them is a spy.

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the most wanted film in my life
7 May 2014 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

I can't say this film is my most favorite in the cinema history. But definitely i can say-this movie is number one in my most wanted list. I never was so depressed and unlucky, as searching for this old and very nice french film by Costa-Gavras. I failed to find this film. I heard this film is lost. Strange. It was showed in many countries and i still hope. Maybe in some country, some people or organizations still have a copy of it. This is one of the best films by Costa-Cavras. And one of the best war thrillers of all time. I would be more then grateful, if anybody can tell any link, any tips or idea: where and how to find and see this movie again.


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