Grand Illusion' DVD, Jean Renoir (1937), New & Sealed
During 1st WW, two French officers are captured. Captain De Boeldieu is an aristocrat while Lieutenant Marechal was a mechanic in civilian life. They meet other prisoners from various backgrounds, as Rosenthal, son of wealthy Jewish bankers. They are separated from Rosenthal before managing to escape. A few months later, they meet again in a fortress commanded by the aristocrat Van Rauffenstein. De Boeldieu strikes up a friendship with him but Marechal and Rosenthal still want to escape...
Director : Jean Renoir
Jean Gabin .... Lt. Maréchal
Dita Parlo .... Elsa (farm woman)
Pierre Fresnay .... Capt. de Boieldieu
Erich von Stroheim .... Capt. von Rauffenstein (as Eric von Stroheim)
Julien Carette .... The showoff (as Carette)
Georges Péclet .... An officer (as Peclet)
Werner Florian .... Sgt. Arthur
Jean Dasté .... The teacher (as Daste)
Sylvain Itkine .... Lt. Demolder (as Itkine)
Gaston Modot .... The engineer (as Modot)
Marcel Dalio ....
Lt. Rosenthal (as Dalio)
Coding: All Code System (compatible with almost all DVD players)
Audio: Dolby Digital Mono.
Video: Standard 1.33:1
Subtitle: Chinese(Simplify) / English / none
Screen: 4:3 Fullscreen
Colour: Black & White