SKU 5523

SPECIAL SECTION (1975) * with switchable English subtitles *

Costa-Gavras, Jorge Semprún | 1 more credit » Stars: Louis Seigner, Roland Bertin, Michael Lonsdale

In France during the German occupation, a young German naval officer is killed in Paris by a group of leftist activists. The compliant Vichy government seeks to appease the Germans by locating the perpetrators and agreeing to the execution of six people, and a special section is set up for this purpose. The section consists of judges who are too ambitious, cowardly or inhuman to refuse such work. The flames of totalitarianism must be stoked, even with innocent blood, and it is especially convenient to the government if the accused are thoroughly expendable in their eyes.

DVD-R is in French with switchable English subtitles.  Approx. 109 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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