Films: Second World War

Director(s): Powell, Michael, Mankiewicz, Joseph L., Gorter, Jessica, IKON, Zeppers Film, Granier-Deferre, Denys, Ferraz, Vicente, Wargnier, Régis
Year: 1942
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This British-propaganda film from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger presents the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II as an imminent threat to the United States. After a German U-Boat crew...

Director(s): Powell, Michael, Mankiewicz, Joseph L., Gorter, Jessica, IKON, Zeppers Film, Granier-Deferre, Denys, Ferraz, Vicente, Wargnier, Régis
Year: 1952
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Based on a true story, this World War II film-noir reveals the duplicity of spy games. Diello, valet to the British ambassador to Turkey, sells top secret information to the Germans after he...

Director(s): Powell, Michael, Mankiewicz, Joseph L., Gorter, Jessica, IKON, Zeppers Film, Granier-Deferre, Denys, Ferraz, Vicente, Wargnier, Régis
Year: 2011
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A documentary that explores the myths and realities of the Siege of Leningrad, when the Germans and Russians fought for two-and-a-half years and led to the death of 1 million people during World...

Director(s): Powell, Michael, Mankiewicz, Joseph L., Gorter, Jessica, IKON, Zeppers Film, Granier-Deferre, Denys, Ferraz, Vicente, Wargnier, Régis
Year: 2004
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In German-occupied France during World War II, the Carlingue (the French Gestapo) recruited low level criminals to spy on those suspected of supporting the Resistance. One must choose to work for...

Director(s): Powell, Michael, Mankiewicz, Joseph L., Gorter, Jessica, IKON, Zeppers Film, Granier-Deferre, Denys, Ferraz, Vicente, Wargnier, Régis
Year: 2013
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The first film to dramatize Brazil's involvement in World War II, A Estrada 47 explores frailty and courage through a group of soldiers tasked with clearing landmines in northern Italy...

Director(s): Powell, Michael, Mankiewicz, Joseph L., Gorter, Jessica, IKON, Zeppers Film, Granier-Deferre, Denys, Ferraz, Vicente, Wargnier, Régis
Year: 1995
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In this melodramatic tragedy, director Régis Wargnier explores the emotional costs of war on a French woman. Shortly after Jeanne marries Louis, he leaves for war. She channels her sadness and...

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