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A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of the light parallels their increasing boredom, illness and jealousy during their entrapment. Based on the Novel 'Le Blockhaus' by Jean Paul Clebert

  1. John Gould

    Screenplay, Writer

  2. Clive Rees

    Director, Writer

  3. Jean-Paul Clebert

    Novel

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  1. Peter Sellers

    Peter Sellers

    Rouquet

  2. Charles Aznavour

    Charles Aznavour

    Visconti

  3. Jeremy Kemp

    Jeremy Kemp

    Grabinski

  4. Peter Vaughan

    Peter Vaughan

    Aufret

  5. Per Oscarsson

    Per Oscarsson

    Lund

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The Blockhouse
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  • January 1, 1973
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

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