Film: Grand Illusion


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Directed by Jean Renoir
Not Rated, 114 minutes
French with English subtitles
Format: DCP (Digital) 
Classic 100 Selection 
One of the great prison escape movies, Grand Illusion is hailed as one of the greatest films ever made. Jean Renoir’s antiwar masterpiece stars Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay as French soldiers held in a World War I German prison camp, and Erich von Stroheim as the unforgettable Captain von Rauffenstein.