Alsace 1916

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French war propaganda in the form of a family drama in the German government. Nationalist sentiments severely test the young marriage between a French and a German. Directed by Henri Pouctal. One might loosely say a Romeo and Juliet type story

Alsace is one of Pouctal’s propagandist war films and, with a majestic performance by Gabrielle Réjanne, recreating the part she had played on the stage.

 

Director: Henri Pouctal
Writer: Gaston Leroux (play)

Production Company – Le Film d’Art
Stars: Gabrielle Réjane, Albert Dieudonné, Barbier

 

Author: Old Boy

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