The Profession of Arms (1983 film)

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The Profession of Arms
Directed by Michael Bryans
Tina Viljoen
Produced by Bill Brind
Michael Bryans
Barrie Howells
John Kramer
Tina Viljoen
Written by Gwynne Dyer
Narrated by Gwynne Dyer
Edited by Tina Viljoen
Distributed by National Film Board of Canada
Release date
  • 1983 (1983)
Running time
57 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

The Profession of Arms (French: Le métier des armes) is a 1983 Canadian documentary film directed by Michael Bryans and Tina Viljoen. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[1]

The film was the third film in the seven-part War series, hosted by Gwynne Dyer, examining modern warfare.[2]


  1. ^ "NY Times: The Profession of Arms". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  2. ^ "The Profession of Arms". Collection. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 2009-11-11. 

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