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Army of Shadows (1969)

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(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Jean-Pierre Melville   Cast: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann
  • Running Time: 145 minutes
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Drama, War


Jacques Dorfmann


Rialto Pictures LLC.

Release Date

Apr 28, 2006

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Melville is better known for his terse, atmospheric gangster thrillers—so it’s maybe understandable that this epic drama about the French Resistance plays out more like a terse, atmospheric gangster drama. And perhaps it goes without saying that it’s mesmerizing and unforgettable.