The Good Soldier Schweik

  • 1963
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, War

Ruhmann portrays a mild-mannered dog salesman who is drafted into the German army during WW I. Despite his frantic attempts to show patriotism and respect for his superiors, he manages to get himself caught up in several mishaps, including being captured by his own comrades and narrowly escaping execution by firing squad. Filled with Rabelaisian humor,...read more

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Ruhmann portrays a mild-mannered dog salesman who is drafted into the German army during WW I. Despite his frantic attempts to show patriotism and respect for his superiors, he manages to get himself caught up in several mishaps, including being captured by his own comrades and narrowly

escaping execution by firing squad. Filled with Rabelaisian humor, this film is taken from a masterpiece of Czechoslovakian literature. (In German; English subtitles.)

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  • Rating: NR
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