Paths of Glory

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PATHS OF GLORY1ΗΠΑ/USA, 1957, μ&α/b&w

Σκην./Dir.: Stanley Kubrick | Σεν./Scr.: Stanley Kubrick, Calder Willingham | Φωτ./Cin.: George Krause | Μοντ./Ed.: Eva Kroll | Μουσ./Mus.: Gerald Fried | Ηθ./Cast: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou | Παρ./Prod.:  Stanley Kubrick/ Bryna Productions | Διάρκ./Dur.: 88΄

The futility and irony of war in the trenches of WWI. A unit commander in the French army must deal with a glory-seeking general who’s accusing his soldiers of cowardice after their refusal to attack an enemy position. At the same time, as their commanding officer, he has to defend his men for their mutiny.

Winston Churchill said that the film was a highly accurate depiction of trench warfare and the sometimes misguided workings of the military mind.

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