1932 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner
À nous la liberté
Seeking better life, two convicts escape from prison.
Plea against war and for friendship between peoples, through the story of French miners rescued by German colleagues after a firedamp explosion.
Soviet proletarian film about anti-war strike at St Petersburg factory, 1914. Resembles Pudovkin’s classic “End of St. Petersburg,” made 4 years earlier: backward lad (Poslavsky) from poor …
Mädchen in Uniform
At an all-girls boarding school, Manuela falls in love with a teacher, to terrific consequences.
Reserved for Ladies
Road to Life
Young hobos are brought to a new camp to become good Soviet citizens. This camp works without any guards, and it works well. But crooks kill one of the young people when they try to damage …
The Battle of Gallipoli
The Theft of the Mona Lisa
A painter working at the Louvre is struck by the Mona Lisa. When he meets a girl who he thinks resembles the painting and she wants him to become famous he has the idea of robbing the painting. Based on the 1911 real robbery.