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The 25th Hour (1967)
"La vingt-cinquième heure" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  26 April 1967 (France)
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During World War II, a Romanian Jewish peasant is denounced by the village policeman and sent to a concentration camp. In the camp, due to an error, he's drafted into the SS.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Johann Moritz
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Suzanna Moritz
Grégoire Aslan ...
Dobresco
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Defense lawyer
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Strul (as Dalio)
Jan Werich ...
Sgt. Constantin
Harold Goldblatt ...
Isaac Nagy
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D.A.
Liam Redmond ...
Father Koruga
Meier Tzelniker ...
Abramovici
Kenneth J. Warren ...
Insp. Varga
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Tribunal president
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Trajan Koruga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Ayres
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Col. Greenfield
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During world war 2 a Romanian peasant of Jewish faith is arrested by the local village policeman and sent to a concentration camp. In the camp, due to a mix-up, he is deemed to be of Aryan stock and he is drafted into the Waffen SS. After the war he is detained for having been a member of the SS but he is eventually released and reunited with his family. Written by Anonymous

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The Twenty  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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One of the best anti-war films of all time !
15 March 2011 | by (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – See all my reviews

One of the best anti-war films of all time !

Maybe this movie isn't a masterpiece, yet, there is no doubt its one of the best, if not the best, anti-war films of all times. Also Antony gave us one of his best, as well as Virna Lisi.

I sincerely recommends this anti-war satire in the best spirit of work of Henri Verneuil, the giant of the French cinema.

As one person said in his comment: "Get it. See it. You will remember it."

I couldn't agree more! For this is a timeless tale, told in a movie which after forty five years is still fresh and current.


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