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Jean-Pierre Melville’s Army of Shadows at the American Cinematheque


Army of Shadows by Jean-Pierre Melville. Courtesy of Rialto Pictures.

American Cinematheque, Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90028

June 7, 2024 | 7:00 pm


Filmmaker and actor Chris Pine will introduce this staple of French and world cinema.

Philippe (Lino Ventura), aided by Resistance compatriots including mistress of disguise Mathilde (Simone Signoret), goes underground in the face of the German Occupation – but the price of heroism can be truly horrific. France, 1969, 35mm, 145 min, Rialto Pictures.

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville, adapted from Joseph Kessel’s novel (The Army of Shadows).
Starring Lino Ventura, Simone Signoret, and Jean-Pierre Cassel.

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New 4K Restoration of the film will be premiering August 16 at Laemmle Theatres!

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