FILM ARCHIVES

Men in War

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Dir. Anthony Mann (1957).
A platoon film set during one of the Korean War’s low points, Anthony Mann’s portrayal of existential combat nearly justifies its elemental title—so does metaphor of the metaphor of the mute traumatized colonel who becomes attached to Robert Ryan’s group of doomed infantrymen.

Thu., July 15, 6:25 p.m., 2010

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