A Walk in the Sun
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A Walk in the Sun
Harry Brown's honest, unsentimental WW2 novel A Walk in the Sun has been effectively adapted for the screen by Robert Rossen. Dana Andrews stars as Sgt. Tyne, a platoon squad leader in Italy who ends up assuming command of his platoon after a series of deaths. As they prepare to attack an isolated Nazi-held farmhouse, each of the infantymen reveals his true character as he dwells upon his background and contemplates the job at hand. The film's effectiveness lies in the non-cliched characterizations by a carefully chosen all-male cast. Huntz Hall of "East Side Kids" fame is… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...a quiet mood piece, lyrical and elegiac, more than it is an action adventure. As such, it works wonderfully well."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Gritty, realistic WWII yarn with strong cast directed by Lewis Milestone."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"Might be the best WWII film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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