Westfront 1918 (1930)

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Movie Info

In the final moments of World War I, a platoon of French soldiers is sent off on a dangerous and ultimately pointless mission. This intensely wrought, highly emotional German anti-war drama comes from auteur director G.W. Pabst. Alternative title: Comrades of 1918.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Drama , Romance
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In Theaters:
 wide
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Runtime:
Studio:
Nero-Film

Cast

Claus Clausen
as The Lieutenant
Hans Joachim Moebis
as The Student
Fritz Kampers
as The Bavarian
Jackie Monnier
as Jacqueline
Hanna Hoessrich
as Karl's wife
Else Heller
as Karl's mother
Vladimir Sokoloff
as An Orderly
Carl Ballhaus
as The Butcher Boy
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Critic Reviews for Westfront 1918

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

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Full Review… | January 25, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

The always protean Pabst made a brilliant adjustment to sound.

May 10, 2005
Village Voice
Top Critic

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

In his first talkie, G.W. Pabst plunks down in the winding trenches for a grunt's view of dirt and shrapnel

Full Review… | September 27, 2014
CinePassion

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August 19, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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Full Review… | August 16, 2004
Senses of Cinema

Audience Reviews for Westfront 1918

Pabst's first talkie & would make a gr8 dbl feature with another 1930 pic 'all quiet on the western front'

Greg Wood
Greg Wood

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