The Great Dictator

  • 1940
  • 2 HR 07 MIN
  • NR
  • Comedy, War

Chaplin's first complete talkie and it's fascinating to see the way the structures of his silent films are translated into a unique blend of slapstick, wordplay, parody, and pointed political commentary. This is Chaplin's brilliant and heartfelt plea for world peace in an era of rising fascism and mass annihilation. Chaplin, well aware of the ironic physical...read more

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