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Paths of Glory [1957 film] by Stanley…

Paths of Glory [1957 film] (1957)

by Stanley Kubrick (Director/Screenwriter), Jim Thompson (Screenwriter), Calder Willingham (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Richard Anderson (Actor), Timothy Carey (Actor), Kirk Douglas (Actor), James B. Harris (Producer), Eva Kroll (Film editor)6 more, Christiane Kubrick (Actor), George Macready (Actor), Ralph Meeker (Actor), Adolphe Menjou (Actor), Wayne Morris (Actor), Joe Turkel (Actor)

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WWI soldiers are tried for cowardice.

Its whole point is that it has Something To Say, and that always annoys me. It's very well made, although (apart from the cinematography) not exceptional. I was able to get into it and enjoy it at times. But mostly it beats you over the head.

Concept: D
Story: B
Characters: B
Dialog: B
Pacing: B
Cinematography: A
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: B

Enjoyment: C plus

GPA: 2.8/4 ( )
  comfypants | Feb 3, 2016 |
Kubrick's 3rd film. Military politics during a WWI era fight between the French and the Germans.Douglas plays a Colonel in the French Army. Excellent acting by Douglas. ( )
  wdjoyner | Sep 30, 2010 |
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  shamela | Jun 29, 2006 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Kubrick, StanleyDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thompson, JimScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Willingham, CalderScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, RichardActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carey, TimothyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Douglas, KirkActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harris, James B.Producersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kroll, EvaFilm editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kubrick, ChristianeActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Macready, GeorgeActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Meeker, RalphActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Menjou, AdolpheActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morris, WayneActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Turkel, JoeActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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Si esa orden era imposible, la única prueba que podían aportar eran sus cadáveres al fondo de las trincheras. El deber de los soldados es obedecer, aunque les conduzca a la muerte.
No podemos dejar que los soldados decidan si una orden es posible o no. Si una orden no es posible, la única prueba válida son sus cadáveres en las trincheras
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The French General Staff, safely behind the lines, sends orders for what amounts to a suicide mission. To cover up their fatal blunder, three soldiers are arrested and made scapegoats. Captures the spirit of Humphrey Cobb's novel in presenting a harsh attack on the futility of war in general and World War I in particular. A blistering indictment of military politics.… (more)

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