J'Accuse! (I Accuse)
J'Accuse! (I Accuse) (1919)

France's innovative film pioneer Abel Gance had already served briefly in World War I, but he enlisted again so he could film hair-raising footage of soldiers under fire. He used the shots in this compelling anti-war epic, which… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 25, 1919
DVD Release Date: September 16, 2008
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Bob Baker
Time Out

This WWI melodrama is bursting with ideas and energy but void of such concepts as consistency, subtlety, credibility.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It may not be subtle, or realistic filmmaking, but as far as visual poetry goes, it's extraordinary.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

The cinematic sophistication and visual expressiveness of this 1919 release is astonishing.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Technically innovative anti-war World War I melodrama.

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Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Fertile to a fault.

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