ep 10: The Bridge (1959)

ep 10: The Bridge (1959)

Crifearion: The Scary Side of The Criterion Channel

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On this week's episode of Crifearion we discuss a film that is part Full Metal Jacket and part Stand By Me.    Bernhard Wicki’s astonishing The Bridge was the first major antiwar film to come out of Germany after World War II, as well as the nation’s first postwar film to be widely shown internationally, even securing an Oscar nomination.    Are you ready to find out what happens when the most important struggle of your life takes place in the least important place you can imagine? This is Crifearion.
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On this week's episode of Crifearion we discuss a film that is part Full Metal Jacket and part Stand By Me.    Bernhard Wicki’s astonishing The Bridge was the first major antiwar film to come out of Germany after World War II, as well as the nation’s first postwar film to be widely shown internationally, even securing an Oscar nomination.    Are you ready to find out what happens when the most important struggle of your life takes place in the least important place you can imagine? This is Crifearion.
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