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A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.

  1. Nicholas Ray

    Director, Screenplay

  2. René Hardy

    Novel, Screenplay

  3. Gavin Lambert


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Burton

    Richard Burton

    Capt. Leith

  2. Curd Jürgens

    Curd Jürgens

    Major David Brand

  3. Ruth Roman

    Ruth Roman

    Jane Brand

  4. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee

    Sgt. Barney

  5. Raymond Pellegrin

    Raymond Pellegrin


Full Cast & Crew

Bitter Victory
Bitter Victory



Status Released

Release Information

  • March 3, 1958


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget -

Revenue -



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