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Black and White in Color

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  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • In 1914, some patriotic Frenchmen, living in a small town on the west coast of Africa, find out about the war with Germany, declaring: "I would have thought it would be with England." Immediately, the lazy sergeant organizes his little army of ill-trained natives, and marches on the neighboring German fort, accompanied by shopkeepers and their wives. To everyone's surprise, German fire power cuts down the advancing mob, leaving Hubert, a righteous young geologist in charge. Accompanied by his black mistress, Hubert bulldozes the "troops" into a semblance of order. What ensues is a subtly funny statement on war and power. This Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Film is one of the greatest works in the diverse career of French filmmaker Jean-Jacques Annaud (THE BEAR/THE NAME OF THE ROSE).

    Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 1976

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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLA080

  • Credits
    Jean Carmet, Jacques Spiesser
  • Critic Reviews
    "...[Increasingly] complex as it goes along..."
    New York Times

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