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The Great Dictator

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Charles Chaplin / US, 1940 / 125 min.

Chaplin comedy that mixes slapstick, satire and social criticism. Chaplin plays a poor Jewish barber who is mistaken for dictator Adenoid Hynkel, a populist rabble-rouser based on Hitler. A satire on Nazi Germany, released after the outbreak of World War II.

poster The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin) (Piece of Magic collection)
As all the greats from the history of film need revisiting from time to time, distributor Piece of Magic is re-releasing no less than nine (restored) films by the genius Charles Chaplin in international cinemas.

Details

Director

Charles Chaplin

Production year

1940

Country

US

Original title

The Great Dictator

Length

125 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

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