About

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Together with several other young German soldiers, he experiences the horrors of war, such evil of which he had not conceived of when signing up to fight. They eventually become sad, tormented, and confused of their purpose.

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Directed by

Lewis Milestone

Written by

George Abbott (Screenplay)
Erich Maria Remarque (Novel)
Del Andrews (Writer)
Maxwell Anderson (Writer)

Runtime

133 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They left for war as boys never to return as men.

Cast

Keywords

friendship world war i germany war army death soldier steel helmet patriotism combat anti war pre-code mud battlefield trenches warfare boot camp atrocity young soldier disillusion battlefield trauma

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