Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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This movie took a very simple story with a powerful message, didn't complicate it or draw it out, and the result was a great movie. Great execution – a 90-minute story told in 90 minutes, without a wasted scene to dilute its point.

6 years ago

nishithrs

Perfect length, its focused and uplifting.

6 years ago

frankqb

One of Kubrick's more accessible films, and mostly riveting to watch. Douglas is phenomenal, but the philosophical questions raised about death, brains, power, sentiment, bravery and cowardice in the face of impossibility are the real stand-out stars of this film.

It's like a Kubrick film for people that don't like Kubrick films.

8 years ago

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