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La Roue (La Rose du rail) (The Wheel)

La Roue (La Rose du rail) (The Wheel) (1923)

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Release Date: Feb 17, 1923 Wide

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Sisif (Severin-Mars) is the kindly railroad engineer who adopts the orphan girl Norma (Ivy Close). He raises her as his own along with his son Elie (Pierre Magnier). When they are grown, Elie and Herson (Gabriele de Gravvone) are compelled to fight to the death on a mountain top over the love of Norma. Elie dies when he falls after losing his grip on a tree branch, and Norma is turned out by Sisif who blames her for the death of his only son. She marries Herson but is left a widow within the

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This 1923 family tragedy from the director of Napoleon dates badly today: the restored four-and-a-half-hour print is often agonizing to sit through.

February 26, 2013 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Gance took this moldy, soapy story about a railroad man who adopts a young orphan girl and turned into a sprawling, half-mad, 4-1/2 hour masterpiece.

October 3, 2008 Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid
Combustible Celluloid

Gance's command of cinematic vocabulary is simply breathtaking...required viewing for anyone who cares about the development of movies as a form of communication.

May 18, 2008 Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy
Antagony & Ecstasy

[Abel Gance] is a master conductor who plays scenes like symphonies of feelings...

May 9, 2008 Full Review Source: Seanax.com
Seanax.com

A tragic melodrama of tortured love.

May 7, 2008 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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