Blockade (1938)

This politically-charged drama, set during the Spanish Civil War, centers upon a peasant who finds himself forced off his little farm by nondescript soldiers and forced to march. Eventually, the farmer becomes a leader of a rag-tag native… More

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Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Emanuel Levy

Set against the Spanish Civil War, Blockade was one of Hollywood's first anti-fascist dramas, which back in 1938, was considered a bold act; director Dieterle's future career suffered because of the film's politics.

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jay nixon
Proof that not all movies from the Hollywood Golden Age were classics. Over emphatic and artificial with an overwrought performance from Henry Fonda. Madeleine… More