THE VANISHING CORPORAL

THE VANISHING CORPORAL

In this comedy based on Jacques Perret’s book about his own prisoner of war experiences, Jean-Pierre Cassel plays an upper class French corporal captured by the Germans. When transferred to a POW camp in Germany, he makes several attempts at escaping prison. On one attempt he is reunited with his friend who has been posing as a translator. He steals the heart of a German girl, the daughter of a dentist. Nominated for BAFTA Best Film. 

THE VANISHING CORPORAL

  • Director: Jean Renoir
  • Year: 1962
  • Run Time: 90mins
  • Country: France