Westfront ist der erste Tonfilm von Meisterregisseur Georg Wilhelm Pabst, ein deutscher Antikriegsfilm aus dem Jahr , der knapp drei Jahre nach seiner. Westfront Inhaltsangabe. Verfilmung von Ernst Johanssens Weltkriegsromans „Vier von der Infanterie“. Die episodische Handlung schildert den. Das Plakat des Grafikers Fritz Weber für den Spielfilm "Westfront " aus dem Jahr veranschaulicht, was die Figuren des Films.
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Frankreich Vier deutsche Soldaten, der Bayer, der Student, Karl und der Leutnant liegen während einer Etappenpause bei einem französischen Bauern hinter der Frontlinie in Quartier. Die Soldaten machen Yvette, der Tochter des Bauern, den Hof. Westfront – Wikipedia. ecce2008.eu - Kaufen Sie Westfront günstig ein. Qualifizierte Bestellungen werden kostenlos geliefert. Sie finden Rezensionen und Details zu einer. Westfront - Vier von der Infanterie. (22)1 Std. 36 Min in Frankreich – irgendein Frontabschnitt: Der Krieg hat vier deutsche Infanteristen an. Westfront Inhaltsangabe. Verfilmung von Ernst Johanssens Weltkriegsromans „Vier von der Infanterie“. Die episodische Handlung schildert den. Das Plakat des Grafikers Fritz Weber für den Spielfilm "Westfront " aus dem Jahr veranschaulicht, was die Figuren des Films. Der österreichische Filmregisseur Georg Wilhelm Pabst (undatierte Aufnahme) (picture-alliance/ dpa: Mit „Westfront “ schuf Georg Wilhelm.
Westfront – Wikipedia. ecce2008.eu - Kaufen Sie Westfront günstig ein. Qualifizierte Bestellungen werden kostenlos geliefert. Sie finden Rezensionen und Details zu einer. Das Plakat des Grafikers Fritz Weber für den Spielfilm "Westfront " aus dem Jahr veranschaulicht, was die Figuren des Films.
Westfront 1918 "Im Westen nichts Neues"Andere erzählten von längst totgeglaubten Kriegsheimkehren, von realen Personen, die als Helden gefeiert wurden oder sie stellten in quasi dokumentarischer Manier berühmte Schlachten und Ereignisse nach. Wie Skulpturen aus grauem Stein. Verbittert und unversöhnt kehrt er an Jadotville Schlacht Front zurück. Ohne Überzeugung kämpft er weiter — und stirbt. FSK Castle Rock Netflix, die auf Movie2k To Movie4k To Weltkrieg zurückschauten, gab es auch davor schon. Der Tag Terror in Wien. Unterstützt wird dagegen der Kampf der einfachen, Graham Linehan Leute gegen den Krieg.
The delivery from the battlefield to the camp at the end plays out almost like a metaphor for institutionalized death, like being controlled by a machine.
The squeezing of the soldiers under the collapsing trench also connects wonderfully to this imagery, empathizing the desperate position of the soldiers.
The spare time spent at home and social establishment seems like an escape from this but it ultimately only draws the soldiers back in.
The problem is though that while I greatly admire Pabst sensibilities and unique touches the film feels sort of fragmented and not that dynamic.
I really didn't want to see that time spent of the front as I had the feeling I had seen it all before and I knew exactly where it was going and it's not particularly dramatized.
It's quite dry in short. I don't really see this as a weakness in general as keeping it realistic and relatable was essentially the goal of social realism but it didn't work for me.
I thought that the film felt kind of dated in that respect as I would argue that the film was immensely important when it was released but today a lot of the personal context which people back then brought with them in form of their own experiences is lost.
I prefer to watch a movie in the original language now and then and don't mind at all reading subtitles though like anyone else, I can be lazy and it's the subtitles alone that cause me to give a 9, not a One less for the lazy folks like me.
OK, that's out of the way. This movie, Westfront is very well done. I didn't find it ridiculously melodramatic and filth was everywhere.
I've never understood war movies where everyone is clean. I could sense the fear, the anger, the casualness of it all.
At one point a member of the main core of characters his out in no man's land dead, and though no one is happy about it, the 'what are you going to do?
Now and then it's a tad corny, but it WAS made in , you have to expect it. I felt for the characters and their situation, even Karl's wife and that's all I can say about that.
I love war movies. I love the excitement and films depicting people at the best and even worst when life is literally on the line.
This movie does that and does it very well. It holds it's own even after 84 years. This German film of the trench warfare of is possibly the most realistic depiction we have of the First World War.
The film is justly famous to those who are interested in cinema history and in the work of one of Germany's most talented directors, G. The action is set in the trenches of Eastern France, and the film commences in Besancon, where the German soldiers are billeted.
IMDb is in error in its references to Ernst Johannsen. BBC Television did not even exist in ! IMDb please note this correction.
His writings on the subject are wholly authentic. It is important to remember that this film was made only 12 years after the end of the War, and the sets and atmosphere portrayed were based upon personal knowledge and memory.
The story is ostensibly about four individual soldiers, but the film spreads the attention to a larger cast as well. We see the return home to Germany on leave of one of the soldiers, named Karl.
He arrives at his flat, full of joy at the prospect of seeing his beloved wife again. He has been away for more than a year and a half.
He enters quietly, lays down his rifle, takes off his gear, and hears his wife giggling in the bedroom. He enters and finds her in bed with another man.
He goes and gets his rifle and considers shooting them, but changes his mind. The wife cowers and cringes and can only say: 'I couldn't help it,' so that her 'apology' amounts only to whingeing self pity because he had deserted her to go to war.
Karl is glad to leave and get back to the sanity of the trenches. Another of the four soldiers, 'the kid' or 'the student', has an affair with a French girl in Besancon, and they decide they want to marry.
However, bombardments force her evacuation and she never even learns that he has been killed. The continual bombardments have become so commonplace to the soldiers that when they go to sleep, they say to the one on watch: 'Wake me up when you get the signal to attack.
The only thing missing from the film is the plague of rats. Otherwise, we see them encrusted with mud which they have long since ceased to try to remove, and how they are continually rushing from shelter to shelter to avoid the locations where the artillery shells are falling thickest.
At one point, their own artillery is decimating them in a friendly fire fiasco. The phone lines have collapsed and the messenger dog sent with a message tied round his neck to Divisional Headquarters a miserable half-buried shack fails to get through and is killed by a shell.
But a man does, and the artillery extends its range and stops killing the German soldiers by mistake. The latter part of the film is based upon the chapter of the novel called 'Inferno', and it shows the most incredibly detailed prolonged staging of a battle situation where the French troops storm the German trenches, assisted by the quaint little battle tanks of that era, with men hiding behind them in their advance for cover.
The carnage is immense, and nearly everyone on both sides gets killed. This part of the film lasts about 15 or 20 minutes.
It is possible that this is the most authentic portrayal in a feature film of First World War trench warfare and its indescribable, incessant horrors.
However, these have never been filmed. It is no surprise that the film was banned and heavily criticised by the Nazis. The last thing they wanted was anti-war propaganda, as they prepared their future wars.
But Pabst's message had already been delivered: war was a monstrous nightmare in which everyone loses, everyone starves, everyone dies.
But the problem is that not enough of the German public were listening to such warnings, and those that were soon would find themselves rounded up and executed or sent to camps.
The jackboot was well and truly on the front foot, and the world would pay. Spuzzlightyear 13 September The very interesting director, GW Pabst directs a war movie in his first movie with sound, and he uses it to amazing effect.
War Is Hell! The movie is nothing but a sensory experience. The war scenes in this movie are very frighteningly realistic.
TO be honest, I have NO idea how he achieved some of the explosion shots. They looked like they were exploding very close to the actors in some scenes.
I guess they didn't have actor's unions in those days. Film can overextend its welcome, but it depends on what you're looking for, I guess.
LeonLouisRicci 26 July What with Trench Warfare and Chemical Bombs. The effects are stunning and one must assume realistic.
The impact of a big screen and large speakers must have shocked contemporary audiences. Many scenes do seem to run on a bit--but no more than other films of the period.
As one who does not speak German, I would have wished for more subtitles. If the songs were worth including, they are worth translating.
If only for the fact that it was one of the first films banned by the Nazis, it's worth a viewing. AAdaSC 17 November This is the story of life in the trenches during World War 1 from the perspective of 4 German soldiers, one of them a Lieutenant.
The fact that they are on the 'other' side makes no difference to the feel of the story or the film's message. War is bad. There is no particular story to focus on.
The film is a sequence of events during wartime and it just carries on after the film has ended, just like it was already in existence once the film had started.
It does have dramatic segments, eg, the home visit granted to Gustav Diessl Karl , the exploits involving Hans-Joachim Mobis the student and various battlefield situations, confrontations and realizations.
The film occasionally has slow segments but it is interesting from a social history perspective. What was the point of it all?
TheLittleSongbird 14 July There are some fine WW1 films about, the king of them being 'All Quiet on the Western Font' released in the same year as this and there are many powerful films centered around war in general.
GW Pabst, here in his first sound film so this was a first for him and the viewer, was a great director, very influential in the silent film era and in German cinema and especially good when it came to editing, his direction of his actresses and the realism of the stories.
They were my main reasons for seeing. It is also not one of Pabst's very finest or one of his most important or a major influence in cinema. Story-wise, 'Westfront ' is quite slight and very simple.
Also some may find the point of view from the characters, especially with the universal brotherhood, on the naive side, but that is not an invalid point of view as quite a number of soldiers went into war not knowing what they were letting themselves in for.
However, Pabst does admirably on the directing front. Inexperience with sound shows at times other silent film directors fared a lot worse though, DW Griffith with 'Abraham Lincoln' anyone?
The music is suitably haunting and the film is written with sincerity. Despite the story not being perfect, it is still emotionally moving, especially at the end, and has a lot of power and the anti-war sentiment with resonate with everybody feeling exactly the same.
The war scenes are gut-wrenching. The acting is very good in well defined roles. Overall, very good. Invariably any piece of art banned by the Nazis as degenerate or in this case "cowardly defeatism" has something to offer.
W Pabst crafts a powerful antiwar film by simply showing so many of its truisms - the senseless, horrific death of course, but also many other subversive elements, e.
At his best he simply leaves the camera stationary in longshot while men scurry about and kill one another for no good reason, letting the viewer draw their own conclusion about the madness they're witnessing.
I have to say though, the impact of it all was a little lessened because the images and concepts weren't as novel for me 90 years later, as unfair to the film as that might be.
It lags as well when it's off the battlefield, showing among other things an uninteresting and long performance at a canteen, and the confrontation with the wife in bed with another man.
I think it was trying to balance out the warfare and build up characters so that we were invested in them, but I struggled to stay interested this and the bleakness of the thing make it one I wouldn't reach for again.
Kudos to Pabst for making it, and I loved the way he closes it with "The End?! Visit our What to Watch page. Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.
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Später geraten sie irrtümlich unter den Beschuss eigener Artillerie, und wieder rettet sie der Student: Als Meldegänger riskiert er sein Leben, um die Einstellung des Feuers zu erwirken.
Karl erhält Urlaub in die hungernde Heimat und erwischt prompt seine Frau im Bett mit einem Metzgergesellen.
Verbittert und unversöhnt kehrt er an die Front zurück. In seiner Abwesenheit wurde der Student im Nahkampf erstochen. Im Schlamm eines Granattrichters liegt noch seine Leiche, nur eine Hand ragt heraus.
Eine feindliche Offensive kündigt sich an. Der Leutnant hat einen Nervenzusammenbruch und fällt in geistige Umnachtung.
Er wird ins Feldlazarett eingeliefert, ebenso wie Karl und der Bayer. Man deckt ihn zu, aber seine Hand hängt seitlich heraus. Um hatten in Deutschland Kriegsfilme Hochkonjunktur.Als die Nationalsozialisten an die Macht kamen, wurden alle kriegskritischen Filme verboten, darunter auch Raees Film ". Erster Weltkrieg Das Ende des Grauens Andere erzählten von längst totgeglaubten Westfront 1918, von realen Personen, die als Helden gefeiert wurden oder sie stellten in quasi dokumentarischer Manier berühmte Schlachten und Ereignisse nach. Sukzessive steigert Pabst das Grauen des Stellungskrieges, intensiviert am Ende Wo Kann Ich One Piece Gucken Artilleriesperrfeuer und lässt die Franzosen, die von Chrome Startet Langsam unterstützt werden, ins Maschinengewehrfeuer der Deutschen rennen, zeigt aber auch, wie die deutschen Soldaten durch Granaten und Schüsse sterben. Der Film erzählt nicht wie in Remarques Roman die Geschichte einer Hauptfigur, die enthusiastisch in den Krieg zieht und an der Front ihre Ideale verliert. Daneben liefen in den deutschen Kinos auch Kriegsfilme aus Amerika, Frankreich und Russland, die den Krieg aus einer anderen nationalen Perspektive schilderten. Bald wird die nationalsozialistische Filmpolitik kriegsverherrlichende Produktionen, die Opferbereitschaft und Heldenmut propagieren, ausdrücklich fördern. Dabei verliebt sich der Student in das französische Bauernmädchen Yvette. Auf diesem Roman basiert der Film "Westfront ".
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Returning to the front, the disillusioned Karl willfully volunteers for a harrowing mission. Georg Wilhelm Pabst. Feb 4, Fritz Kampers Der Bayer.
Gustav Diessl Karl. Claus Clausen The Lieutenant. Gustav Püttjer Hamburger. Jackie Monnier Yvette. Es geht darum, die Realität zu überwinden.
So verdeutlichen nicht die Kampfszenen, sondern die individuellen Schicksale der vier Soldaten Pabsts eigentliche pazifistische Aussage: Den Glauben an die Kraft der internationalen Solidarität der einfachen Menschen.
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There's a fairly slow start, during which the movie establishes relationships, etc. Then there is a decisive battle. Somehow there isn't another trench warfare movie I can think of which really gets the nuances and habits of the people who were in the trenches in World War I, on either side.
We don't have anything like it now. And yet it's not gruesome, so don't be worried about that. I'd definitely recommend this movie, especially in mid in the U.
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