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    Unique ID Code: 0000125260
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 28/1/2010 15:48
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    The Army of Crime

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    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 133
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    In German-occupied Paris, poet and factory worker Missak Manouchian (Simon Abkarian, Rage, Casino Royale) leads a group of young Jews, Hungarians, Poles, Romanians, Spaniards, Italians and Armenians determined to fight to free the country they love, France, their refuge from the fascist dictatorships overtaking home countries. Undercover, risking their lives, they become heroes. These foreign partisans bomb, attack and harass the Nazis and their collaborators, provoking the wrath of the French police, who assign ever more men to catch them, using double-agents, tip-offs, blackmail and torture... Twenty-two men and one woman are condemned to death in February 1944. In a final propaganda exercise, they are labeled the Army of Crime, with their faces inset against a red background on a poster pasted on the walls of every city in the country. These immigrants, who died for France, went down in history. This film tells their magnificent and tragic story.

    Special Features:
    • Exclusive interview with Robert Guédiguian
    • Army of Crime at Cannes 2009
    • Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo French
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround French

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Robert Guédiguian

    Written By:

    Simon Abkarian
    Virginie Ledoyen
    Robinson Stévenin
    Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
    Lola Naymark
    Yann Trégouët
    Ariane Ascaride
    Jean-Pierre Darroussin
    Ivan Franek
    Adrien Jolivet
    Horatiu Malaele
    Mirza Halilovic
    Olga Legrand

    Soundtrack By:
    Alexandre Desplat

    Director of Photography:
    Pierre Milon

    Bernard Sasia

    Costume Designer:
    Juliette Chanaud

    Production Designer:
    Michel Vandestien

    Dominique Barneaud

    Optimum Home Entertainment

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