New Book on La Grande Illusion

Jean Renoir’s film La Grande Illusion (1937) is a brilliant film set in a prisoner-of-war camp during the First World War.

A recent book by Martin O’Shaughnessy reexamines this classic film:

Martin O’Shaughnessy. La Grande Illusion (London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2009).

H-France has published a review of the book.  A book description may be found at

This book may interest some students in HIST 390 History and Film: War in Film.

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