La Grande Illusion Script

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Director:Jean Renoir
Written by:Jean Renoir (Screenplay), Charles Spaak (Dialogue)

Script Synopsis:A group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal, grapple with their own class differences after being captured and held in a World War I German prison camp. When the men are transferred to a high-security fortress, they must concoct a plan to escape beneath the watchful eye of aristocratic German officer von Rauffenstein, who has formed an unexpected bond with de Boeldieu.