War On Screen - Festival International des cinémas de guerre

War as seen by Robert Aldrich

Attack! saturday

Horaires de la séance de 13h30 à 15h30

Lieu de la séance Cinéma Comète

Réalisateur Robert Aldrich

Pays USA

Film length : 107 min

Language(s) : English, French Subtitles

Format : 35mm

Genre : Fiction

Attack! (1956)

Starring Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin


1944. The Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes. Captain Cooney, through his own fear and incompetence, causes the death of fourteen men in his company, “Fragile Fox”. Lieutenant Costa is quick to denounce his conduct but Cooney has the protection of Colonel Barlett who, in civilian life, needs him…

"And so here we have a film that is brave, noble, powerful, all of which is a credit to American cinema and testimony to [Aldrich’s] exceptional directing talent.” André Bazin




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