Westfront 1918


Dir. G.W. Pabst (1931).
Although one of the few great movies made about World War I, Pabst’s first sound film is a largely unknown masterpiece—at least as audio-innovative as Fritz Lang’s M in its existential battle sequences, thudding sense of the material world, and close-to-overlapping dialogue.

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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 27, 2010

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