The War Is Over (film)

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The War is Over
(La Guerre est Finie)
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film poster
Directed by Alain Resnais
Produced by Anatole Dauman
Gisèle Rebillon
Catherine Winter
Written by Jorge Semprún
Starring Yves Montand
Ingrid Thulin
Geneviève Bujold
Cinematography Sacha Vierny
Europa Film
Distributed by Cocinor (France)
Brandon Films Inc. (USA)
Release date(s) May 11, 1966 (1966-05-11)
Running time 121 minutes
Language French

The War is Over (French: La Guerre est Finie) is a French drama film about a leftist in Franco's Spain, directed by Alain Resnais and starring Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, and Geneviève Bujold.[1]


The matured Spanish revolutionary Diego once dedicated his life to fighting the Franco regime but meanwhile he has lost his faith in revolution. When he meets three young revolutionaries who plan an armed attack against the common enemy, he tries to convince them to stand back from this kind of action. Unfortunately police finds out who he really is. His lover Marianne attempts to warn him on time.


The film was nominated for an Academy Award for its script and won the New York Film Critics Circle award for Best Foreign Language Film.


  1. ^ "The War is over". Retrieved 2014-03-13. 

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