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

 |  Drama, War  |  26 April 1967 (France)
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In WW2, a Romanian Jewish peasant is denounced by the village gendarme and is sent to a concentration camp where, 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 Two, Johann Moritz, a Romanian Jewish peasant, whose pretty wife is lusted after by the village gendarme,is denounced,arrested and sent to a concentration camp.In the camp, the camp commander mistakes him for a new recruit, a volunteer to the SS and he is drafted into the SS.Ironically, after the war he is detained by the Allied authorities for his wartime involvement with the SS. Written by nufs68

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He fought against both sides in the war to get back to the woman who was in his dreams and always beyond his reach! See more »

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Release Date:

26 April 1967 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Twenty  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A movie to remember
2 November 2004 | by (Gothenburg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie maybe a 100 times, never grow tired of it.I saw this movie the first time when i was 7 years old, and it has left a mark in my memories since then. Its a enchanting love story that brings the sun out in most people, even in the darkest times. I think that this is a "must see" movie and one of Anthony Quinn's best performance ever. I just wish that the TV-channels would send this movie more often. It has inspired me in a good way and surly will do that to many others. If there is any actor i wanted to meet, it would have been Anthony Quinn. There will never be a like of him on the silver screens,,, ever. Wish that Anthony Quinn was still alive. May god bless his soul.


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