The Night of the Generals (1967)


STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –

1) The star-cast
2) Peter O’Toole as General Wilhelm Tanz
3) The backdrop : World War II / Holocaust / Operation Valkyrie / Rommel / French Resistance
4) 3 Murders 3 Cities : Warsaw-Paris-Hamburg

Cons –

1) Too long
2) Bad editing
3) Great historical drama but poor thriller

Quote –

Inspector Morand: But, murder is the occupation of Generals.
Major Grau: Then let us say what is admirable on the large scale is monstrous on the small. Since we must give medals to mass murderers, why not give justice to the small… entrepreneur.

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