Helden (Arms and the Man) (1958)

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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 fiancé is out fighting the Serbs, the soldier and the woman engage in a witty dialogue about the absurdity of war. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Comedy , Drama , Romance
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Cast

O.W. Fischer
as Bluntschli
Jan Hendriks
as Sergius
Ljuba Welitsch
as Katharina
Kurt Kasznar
as Petkoff
Manfred Inger
as Nicola
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All Critics (1)

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

Full Review… | May 4, 2011
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