La Bataille du rail

by René Clément19461h25FictionComedy-drama, Classics
with Robert Leray, Tony Laurent, Jean Clarieux, Jean Daurand, Jacques Desagneaux
35 mmFrench2 subtitles languages

Evocation of the involvement of French railway workers in the resistance and the fight for the liberation of the country: transmission of mail, clandestine passages south of the demarcation line, sabotage and finally, after the landing, the attack of a German armored train. Started as a medium-length documentary, the film evolved during the shooting and was nourished by fictional sequences with dialogues reconstituting exemplary moments of the armed struggle and German repression.

  • year
  • running time
  • rights end
  • filming format
    35 mm
  • colour
    Black and white
  • distributor
  • producers
    Cooperative du cinema
  • dialog
    Colette Audry

Kit de ressources

  • 1media

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