Directed by Stanley Kubrick (USA, 1957, 84 min.). 35mm.
An unsentimental portrayal of the pointlessness of war, Paths of Glory stars Kirk Douglas as the commanding officer of four French soldiers who refuse to carry out a suicidal mission. It is is based on true events as recounted in Humphrey Cobb’s book, Paths of Glory (1935).
35mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Restoration funding provided by The Film Foundation & the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
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