Helden (Arms and the Man) (1958)

Helden (Arms and the Man)


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This Oscar-nominated satire is an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's comedy Arms and the Man. Commenting sharply upon the pitfalls of nationalism and war, it follows the exploits of a frightened, AWOL soldier who ends up hiding beneath a pretty Bulgarian woman's bed.While her gung-ho fiancÚ is out fighting the Serbs, the soldier and the woman engage in a witty dialogue about the absurdity of war. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
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Written By: Eberhard Keindorff, George Bernard Shaw, Johanna Sibelius
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as Bluntschli

as Sergius

as Katharina

as Petkoff
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A decent version of G.B. Shaw's play, this movie was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.

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