The Chocolate War

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Keith Gordon, after 10 years of appearing in front of the camera (ALL THAT JAZZ, CHRISTINE), made his directing debut at age 27 with this dark, dazzling film in the tradition of IF... and LORD OF THE FLIES. Working from his own adaptation of Robert Cormier's novel, Gordon uses an inventive narrative technique and stylish visuals to tell the story of a teenager...read more

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01:50 — A Catholic-school student must contend with an ornary headmaster when he refuses to participate in the school's fund-raiser. Tension abounds!

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Keith Gordon, after 10 years of appearing in front of the camera (ALL THAT JAZZ, CHRISTINE), made his directing debut at age 27 with this dark, dazzling film in the tradition of IF... and LORD OF THE FLIES. Working from his own adaptation of Robert Cormier… (more)

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