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Captain Conan (1996)
"Capitaine Conan" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  5 September 1997 (USA)
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Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain."... See full summary »

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Capt. Conan
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Norbert
Bernard Le Coq ...
Lt. De Scève
Catherine Rich ...
Madeleine Erlane
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Commandant Bouvier
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Gen. Pitard de Lauzier
André Falcon ...
Col. Voirin
Claude Brosset ...
Père Dubreuil
Crina Muresan ...
Ilyana
Cécile Vassort ...
Georgette
François Levantal ...
Forgeol
Pierre Val ...
Jean Erlane
Roger Knobelspiess ...
Maj. Cuypene
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Chef de train
Jean-Claude Calon ...
Officier greffier Loisy
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Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, where Conan tries to keep them out of trouble, defends them when they behave as warriors, and finds he's unsuited for peacetime. His friendship with Norbert, a teacher turned lieutenant, is tested when Norbert accepts a job as court-martial prosecutor because he's learned that Conan will be facing charges and he wants to protect his friend. When they are sent to the Russian border to fight Bolsheviks, Conan is back in his element and Norbert is off the hook. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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ITL 59,924,000 (Italy) (30 May 1997)
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More madness at war!
12 March 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Conan and his men call their own shots on the battlefield and create fear within the enemy with their surprise attacks. By 1918, the mother of all wars comes to an end on the Bulgarian border. By this stage the men have had the taste of blood and cannot seem to settle down. When they are transferred to Romania for a bit of rest and recreation, a new battle commences with each other. The rules of combat have altered for the sake of peace and hypocrisy runs rampart to the disgust of Conan. At times, the style falls into dark humour territory, producing bizarre moments on the battlefield and words of wisdom on the human condition at war.


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