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For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) Movie Information

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7011

Avg. Rating:

2.50/4

# of Ratings:

17

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

07/14/1943

Director:

Sam Wood

Actors:

Gary Cooper
Ingrid Bergman
Akim Tamiroff
Arturo de Córdova
Vladimir Sokoloff
Katina Paxinou

 

 

 

 

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08/10/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Hemingway inspired classic could use some trimming

A sweeping war epic set during the Spanish Civil War (not many of those) with plenty to like about except for the running time. There's little to justify the nearly 3 hour length. The battle sequences are excellently staged and hold up to the present. Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman do fine together though Bergman's inauthentic Spanish accent does become irritating. Greek actress Katina Paxinou easily gives the best performance as the matriarchal head of a motley guerrilla unit assigned to assist Cooper in blowing up a strategic bridge. She earned that Academy Award. Like I said before, there's stuff to enjoy throughout For Whom The Bell Tolls but the excessive length is just that and some scenes are entirely unnecessary. It does do a good job of illustrating the darker side of conflicts a...

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