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The Officer's Ward (2001)

La chambre des officiers (original title)
The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, ... See full summary »

Director:

François Dupeyron

Writers:

Marc Dugain (novel), François Dupeyron
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Éric Caravaca ... Adrien
Denis Podalydès ... Henri
Grégori Derangère ... Pierre
Sabine Azéma ... Anaïs
André Dussollier ... The surgeon
Isabelle Renauld ... Marguerite
Géraldine Pailhas ... Clémence
Jean-Michel Portal Jean-Michel Portal ... Alain
Guy Tréjan ... The minister
Xavier de Guillebon Xavier de Guillebon ... Louis
Catherine Arditi Catherine Arditi ... Adrien's mother
Paul Le Person ... Adrien's grandfather
Circé Lethem ... Adrien's sister
Elise Tielrooy Elise Tielrooy ... Nurse Cécile
Agathe Dronne Agathe Dronne ... Adrien's future wife
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Storyline

The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever... Written by anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 September 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Offizierskammer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

FRF48,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,888,830
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Adrien is passing through the village there is a British 18-pounder field gun visible in the background. The British were not involved in the fighting yet at this stage. The French relied almost exclusively on their "75s" and almost certainly did not use British guns. See more »

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# 04 : Without snow nor fire (vhs)
3 June 2019 | by lamegabyteSee all my reviews

Géraldine goes to war again: this time it's the WWI and the movie is pretty bad: first of all, it's shot in Sepia and it's just awful! It's not because old pictures turned yellow that this past world must be seen that way (or in black and white either)! Then, i'm a bit shocked by this loose Geraldine, who spent a night with this soldier as soon as she left another on a train for the war zone! At the end, she appears for 6 minutes but she was cute in this old fashion! Except for her appearance, the movie is totally depressive as it's a Darkman getting rehabilitated in a hospital room: any fans ???


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