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Classic Film Screening

137 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Dates: February 9, 2020
Phone: (919) 245-2525
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Grand Illusion (1937), Max Owre, UNC.  According to Roger Ebert, The Grand Illusion “is not a movie about a prison escape, nor is it jingoistic in its politics; it's a meditation on the collapse of the old order of European civilization. Perhaps that was always a sentimental upper-class illusion, the notion that gentlemen on both sides of the lines subscribed to the same code of behavior. Whatever it was, it died in the trenches of World War I.”