Valley of Peace (film)

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Valley of Peace
Valley of Peace (film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by France Štiglic
Written by Ivan Ribič
Starring John Kitzmiller
Music by Marjan Kozina
Cinematography Rudi Vaupotič
Edited by Radojka Tanhofer
Release date
  • 23 July 1956 (1956-07-23)
Running time
82 minutes
Country Yugoslavia
Language Slovene

Valley of Peace (Slovene: Dolina miru) is a 1956 Yugoslavian (Slovenian) war film directed by France Štiglic. It was in competition at the 1957 Cannes Film Festival,[1] where John Kitzmiller received the Best Actor award for his role as Sgt. Jim.[1]

The music for the film was written by the composer Marjan Kozina. He won the Golden Arena for Best Film Music for it.[citation needed]

In English speaking countries, it was released under the titles "Mr. Jim – American, Soldier, and Gentleman", "Sergeant Jim" and "The Valley of Peace".

The film was selected for screening as part of the Cannes Classics section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.[2]



  1. ^ a b "Dolina miru". Festival de Cannes. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Cannes Classics 2016". Cannes Film Festival. 20 April 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2016. 

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