Reviews and Articles
  • Log in to Add Reviews, Videos, Etc
  • Item Images
    About This Item

    Unique ID Code: 0000167745
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 28/3/2015 08:55
    View Changes

    Wooden Crosses

    10 / 10
    1 vote cast
    Rate this item
    Inline Image

    Les Croix De Bois
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 115 Mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
    Release Date:
    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    Eureka! Entertainment have announced the release of WOODEN CROSSES [LES CROIX DE BOIS], from Raymond Bernard, the director of the epic and definitive French screen adaptation of Les misérables. Alongside All Quiet on the Western Front and Paths of Glory, Wooden Crosses is perhaps the greatest depiction of World War I ever put on screen. Presented from a dazzling new restoration carried out by Pathé in 2014 to mark the 100 years since the start of the war, Wooden Crosses is released in a Dual Format (Blu-ray and DVD edition) as part of the Masters of Cinema Series on 30 March 2015.

    Special Features:
    • New HD 1080p presentation of the film from Pathé’s astonishing 2014 restoration

    • Optional English subtitles

    • Video interview with historian Marc Ferro and film historian Laurent Veray

    • A short documentary on the new restoration

    • Wooden Crosses: A Sonic Adventure, documentary exploring early sound design

    • Archival interview with Roland Dorgelès

    • Archival interview with Raymond Bernard

    • Vintage 1914 newsreels

    • Documentary piece on early 20th century poster artist Adrien Barrère

    • The Absent Battle, the Omnipresent War, a collection of photography from WWI taken by André Schnellbach who served with Dorgelès in the 39th

    • Booklet featuring a new and exclusive interview by film critic Emmanuel Burdeau, and rare archival material.

    Video Tracks:
    1.19:1 OAR Black & White

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English

    Directed By:
    Raymond Bernard

    Written By:



    Starring:
    Pierre Blanchar
    Gabriel Gabrio
    Charles Vanel |

    Director of Photography:
    Jules Kruger
    René Ribault

    Editor:
    Lucienne Grumberg

    Production Designer:
    Jean Perrier

    Distributor:
    Eureka Masters of Cinema

    Your Opinions and Comments

    Be the first to post a comment!