The Vanishing Corporal

  • Date January 18, 1980
  • Time 8pm
  • Location White Hill Centre, Chesham

(Original title: Le Caporal Épinglé – also known as The Elusive Corporal)

“An upper-class corporal from Paris is captured by the Germans when they invade France in 1940. Assisted and accompanied by characters as diverse as a morose dairy farmer, a waiter, a myopic intellectual, a working-class Parisian, and a German dental assistant, the corporal tries to escape from prison camps, sometimes making it a few yards, sometimes reaching the French border.” – IMDB

France, 1962, Jean Renoir. Comedy/Drama/War, 1hr30 (TV-PG)

Presented as the Amersham and Chesham Film Society