WOODEN CROSSES

LES CROIX DE BOIS

By Raymond BERNARD

THE FESTIVAL AGENCY (PARIS) - as FEST

Drama - Completed 1931

1914 : Gilbert Demachy, student, enlists when war breaks out. The illusions of this young soldier soon come in contact with the hard realities of war. Along with his buddy Sulphart, they go through the offensives, the truces and the " furnace. "

    • Year of production
    • 1931
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Raymond BERNARD
    • Writer(s)
    • Raymond BERNARD, André LANG
    • EIDR 10.5240/DDA4-C733-2042-FEBC-B7CD-O
    • Synopsis
    • The young and patriotic student Demachy joins the French army in 1914 to defend his country. But he and his comrades soon experience the terrifying, endless trench war in Champagne, where more and more wooden crosses have to be erected for this cannon fodder.
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