Les "Marines" = The Marines / Icarus Films ; Pierre Braunberger présente ; un film de François Reichenbach ; Les Films de la Pléiade.

François Reichenbach follows a group of young men from the day they enlist in the US Marine Corps, all the way through basic training. The power of this is twofold. It lies in the poetic visuals focused on the men's faces and expressions (scared, determined, chastened), and in the critical comm...

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Other Authors: Oury, Gerard (Narrator)
Format: Electronic
Language:French
English
Published: [Brooklyn, New York] : Icarus Films, [1957]
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Summary:François Reichenbach follows a group of young men from the day they enlist in the US Marine Corps, all the way through basic training. The power of this is twofold. It lies in the poetic visuals focused on the men's faces and expressions (scared, determined, chastened), and in the critical commentary, which questions the need to humiliate, threaten, and even endanger the lives of these recruits.
Item Description:Digitized and restored by Les Films de la Pléiade.
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 video file (21 min.)) : sound, black and white
Production Credits:Cinematographer, François Reichenbach, Jacques Ledoux ; editor, Albert Jurgenson ; music, Georges Delerue.
Participant or Performer:Narrated by Gerard Oury.
Language:In French with English subtitles; closed captioning available.