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L' Armée des ombres
Directed by:
Jean-Pierre Melville

"L' Armée des ombres" (also known as "Shadow Army, The", "Army in the Shadows", "Armee im Schatten") is a Drama/War film directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, released in the USA on April 28 of 2006 . Lino Ventura and Paul Meurisse are starring, alongside Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann and Paul Crauchet.

Who directed "L' Armée des ombres":

L' Armée des ombres was directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, a French writer, director, actor, and producer.

Before directing L' Armée des ombres, Jean-Pierre Melville had directed Le Samouraï, released in 1967, Le Deuxième souffle (1966), Le Doulos (1962), Léon Morin, prêtre (1961), Deux hommes dans Manhattan (1959), and Bob le flambeur (1956). Since, he directed Le Cercle rouge, released in 1970.

What was the release date of "L' Armée des ombres":

L' Arme des ombres was initally released in the United States on Friday, April 28, 2006. Other films released on Friday, April 28, 2006 are Bullet of Life (dir. Young-H. Lee) and Alone with Her (dir. Eric Nicholas). This was thirteen (13) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 17, 1978 in the United Kingdom; Friday, September 12, 1969 in France; Friday, January 20, 1978 in Germany and on Tuesday, October 06, 1970 in Italy.

What is the cast of "L' Armée des ombres":

At the casting of L' Armée des ombres we find Lino Ventura, previously seen in Le Deuxième souffle (1966) and L' Arme à gauche (1965); Paul Meurisse (Le Deuxième souffle (1966), Le Majordome (1965)); Jean-Pierre Cassel (Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), Le Dolci signore (1968)) [ more... ]

  • Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Paul Crauchet and Hubert de Lapparent also worked together in Paris brûle-t-il?, released in 1966.
  • Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse and Albert Michel can all be seen in Le Deuxième souffle, released in 1966.
  • Hubert de Lapparent and Paul Meurisse, Albert Michel also worked together in La Vérité, released in 1960.
  • Hubert de Lapparent and Jean-Pierre Cassel, Albert Michel also appeared together in En cas de malheur, released in 1958.
  • Albert Michel and Simone Signoret, Claude Mann also worked together in Compartiment tueurs, released in 1965.
  • Hubert de Lapparent and Lino Ventura, Albert Michel also appeared in Maigret tend un piège, released in 1958.
  • Anthony Stuart and Christian Barbier, Colin Mann also appeared in Week-end à Zuydcoote, released in 1964.
  • Serge Reggiani and Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse can also be seen in Marie-Octobre, released in 1959.

What is the Storyline of "L' Armée des ombres":

Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura), the head of a Resistance network, is arrested by Vichy French police, imprisoned in a camp, and transported to Paris for questioning. He makes a daring escape.

Gerbier manages the resistance network in Marseille. He and three of his men, Félix Lepercq (Paul Crauchet), Guillaume Vermersch, a burly veteran known as Le Bison (Christian Barbier), and Claude Ullmann, a young recruit known as Le Masque (Claude Mann), need to execute one of their own members, [...]

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