Films by Director

This site allows users to access the collection of films organized by release date. The collection includes selected movies, TV productions and documentaries on the theme of gender, military and war in the periods covered by the Oxford Handbook of Gender and War since 1600 edited by Karen Hagemann (General Editor), Stefan Dudink, and Sonya Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018). Including films released between the 1920s and the present, the focus is on the wars of the twentieth century, because most movies relevant for the theme of gender, military and war focus on a conflict of this period. The filmography includes productions in English, French and German or films with English subtitles.


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Director(s): Carion, Christian
Release Date: 2005
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A fictionalized account of the Christmas truce on the Western Front in December 1914 during World War I, this Oscar-nominated film reveals the impact of war on rank-and-file soldiers in the Scottish, French, and German armies. Christmas carols break out among the enemies, prompting men to gather in No Man's Land to celebrate the holiday and find common ground. Their shared experiences of...

Director(s): Carné, Michel
Release Date: 1946
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In Paris after the end of the World War II, Diego, a French Resistance fighter, falls in love with Malou, a woman married to a Vichy collaborator. The film is notable for its depiction of the devastation of France and its embattled people after the war. 

Director(s): Carvajal, Pedro
Release Date: 1999
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During the Cuban War for Independence, a young Cuban woman sympathetic to independence and a Spanish soldier fall in love. Their relationship serves as a window to understand the complexity of the revolution as well as the increasing American influence in the conflict, ultimately leading to the Spanish-American War.  

Director(s): Carvajal, Pedro
Release Date: 2002
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Director(s): Cassan, Charly
Release Date: 2013
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A documentary detailing the consequences of the Algerian War for two groups: the harkis, native Algerians who served on the side of France for diverse reasons, and the pieds noirs, colonists of European descent. Neither were welcome in independent Algeria, and they faced a choice grimly phrased as "the suitcase or the coffin." The film includes numerous interviews performed in France, Algeria...

Director(s): Castellari, Enzo G.
Release Date: 1978
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A loose remake of The Dirty Dozen, soldiers and prisoners are sent to prison near Ardennes during World War II. During a German raid on the trek, they escape, heading toward Switzerland. They encounter a group of undercover American soldiers, who force the band of escaped prisoners to steal a V2 warhead from the Germans. 

Director(s): Castellari, Enzo G.
Release Date: 1981
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In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison....

Director(s): Castellari, Enzo G.
Release Date: 1981
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In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison....

Director(s): Castellari, Enzo G.
Release Date: 1981
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In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison....

Director(s): Castellitto, Sergio
Release Date: 2013
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An Italian professor returns to Sarajevo with her son fifteen years after fleeing the Bosnian War. She intends to tell her son about real mother and father, but she discovers a more horrible truth instead. 

Director(s): Castle, William
Release Date: 1954
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During the Crimean War, Allied troops guard a new weapon, a super cannon, that can destroy the Russian naval base of Sebastopol. A traitor in their midst leads to the kidnapping of the British commander, which prompts French and British soldiers to track him down and prevent the Russians for learning about their secret weapon. A band of gypsies help them in their mission. 

Director(s): Caton-Jones, Michael
Release Date: 1997
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In retaliation for the death of his brother in a joint US-Russia attack, an Azerbajani warlord hires the Jackal to assassinate an unidentified world leader. The FBI enlists the help of a former sniper of the Irish Republican Army to help identify the anonymous assassin. Although a typical spy drama, the film shows international cooperation between US and Russian governments after the Cold War...

Director(s): Caton-Jones, Michael
Release Date: 2006
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In April 1994, after the airplane of the Hutu President of Rwanda is shot down, the Hutu militias slaughter the Tutsi population. In the Ecole Technique Officielle, the Catholic priest ...

Director(s): Causse, Jean-Max
Release Date: 1972
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During the Battle of Vercors, the most famous stand of the French Resistance during World War II, a man realizes that he must join the Resistance. 

Director(s): Cavalcanti, Alberto
Release Date: 1942
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Made by Ealing Studios during World War II and loosely based on a short story by Graham Greene, this classic British propaganda film portrays draws on British fears of a German invasion. In Bromley End, villagers initially welcome a platoon of soldiers, who turn out to be disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over the town. Residents fight back, leading to scenes of gruesome violence...

Director(s): Cavalcanti, Alberto
Release Date: 1944
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An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.

Director(s): Cavalier, Alain
Release Date: 1964
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After the 1961 uprisings during the Algerian War, a deserter of the French Foreign Legion is enlisted by the OAS (Organisation Armée Secrète), a paramilitary group that opposed Algerian Independence often by using terrorist attacks. He agrees to kidnap a lawyer representing nationalists, but he soon falls in love with her. 

Director(s): Cavalier, Alain
Release Date: 1962
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This French New Wave drama reveals the political instability that engulfed France during the Algerian War of Independence. A son of an industrialist joins a right-wing, nationalist terrorist organization (loosely resembling the OAS) but is soon betrayed when he attempts to assassinate a communist politician. The failed assassination forces him and his wife to flee Paris to hide-out with his...

Director(s): Cayatte, André
Release Date: 1952
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Trained by the French Resistance during World War II, a young man from the slums of Paris continues to kill after the war. He is sentenced to death and awaits news of a pardon. The film, a broader commentary on the death penalty and social inequality in post-war France, won the Jury Prize at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival. 

Director(s): Cayrol, Jean
Release Date: 1964
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A collaborator with the Nazi occupation undergoes plastic surgery to disguise himself among those whom he betrayed. Twenty-five years after the war, he falls in love with a widow of one of his victims.

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