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Director  Rene Clement
Music director  Yves Baudrier
Language  French
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Genre  Drama, War
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Release date  27 February 1946 (France)26 December 1949 (NYC)
Writer  Rene Clement, Colette Audry (dialogue)
Cast  Charles Boyer (Narrator (voice)), Jean Clarieux (Lampin), Jean Daurand (Cheminot), Jacques Desagneaux (Athos), François Joux (Cheminot), Tony Laurent (Camargue)
Screenplay  Rene Clement, Colette Audry
Similar movies  Fury, Hell Is for Heroes, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Thin Red Line, Max Manus: Man of War, Anzio

The Battle of the Rails (French: La Bataille du rail) is a 1946 war movie directed by René Clément which tells the courageous efforts by French railway workers to sabotage German troop transport trains.

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The film was shown at the 1946 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Prix international du jury and Clément won the Best Director Award. The film also won the inaugural Prix Méliès. The film was distributed in the U.S. by Arthur Mayer and Joseph Burstyn.

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References

The Battle of the Rails Wikipedia
The Battle of the Rails IMDb The Battle of the Rails themoviedb.org


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